On This Day

What Happened in September 1690

Historical Events

  • Sep 6 King Wiliam III escapes back to England
  • Sep 25 Publick Occurrences, first newspaper in the American colonies (Boston), publishes first & last edition

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 12 Peter Dens, Flemish Catholic theologian, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1775)
  • Sep 15 Ignazio Prota, Italian composer, born in Naples (d. 1748)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 2 Philipp Wilhelm, Elector Palatine (b. 1615)