On This Day

What Happened in September 1695

Historical Events

  • Sep 1 Dutch/English army under king Willem III occupies Names

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Sep 1 French garrison of castle Namur surrenders to the army of the Grand Alliance under the command of King William III of England

King of England William III
King of England
William III
  • Sep 12 New York Jews petition governor Dongan for religious liberties

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 3 Pietro Locatelli, Italian violinist and composer, born in Bergamo, Italy (d. 1764)
  • Sep 5 Carl Gustaf Tessin, Swedish politician, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1770)
  • Sep 21 John Glas, Scottish Presbyterian clergyman (started Glasite church movement), born in Auchtermuchty, Fife, Scotland (d. 1773)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 12 Jacob Abendana, Spanish scholar (b. 1630)