On This Day

What Happened in September 1672

Historical Events

  • Sep 6 Willem III's troops reconquer Naarden from France

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 8 Nicolas de Grigny, French organist, born in Reims, France (d. 1703)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 12 Tanneguy Lefebvre, French classical scholar (b. 1615)
  • Sep 16 Anne Bradstreet, New England's first published poet, dies (birth date unknown)