On This Day

What Happened in September 1675

Historical Events

  • Sep 6 Swedish admiral Stenbock sails out with fleet of 66 ships
  • Sep 9 New England colonies declare war on Wampanoag indians

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 2 William Somervile, English poet (d. 1742)
  • Sep 3 Paul Dudley, Attorney-General of Massachusetts, born in Roxbury, Massachusetts (d. 1751)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 3 Pieter Boel, Flemish painter/etcher, dies
  • Sep 8 Amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels and wife of Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange, dies at 73
  • Sep 18 Charles IV, Duke of Lorraine (1624-75), dies at 71
  • Sep 23 Valentin Conrart, founder of the Académie Française (b. 1603)