On This Day

What Happened in September 1682

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 4 English astronomer Edmond Halley observes the comet named after him

Astronomer, Mathematician and Physicist Edmond Halley
Astronomer, Mathematician and Physicist
Edmond Halley
  • Sep 14 Bishop Gore School, one of the oldest schools in Wales, founded.

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 13 Theodor Christlieb Reinhold, German composer, born in Eppendorf, Saxony, Germany (d. 1755)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 8 Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz, Spanish writer, dies at 76