On This Day

What Happened in September 1702

Historical Events

  • Sep 16 Emperor Leopold I declares war on France, Cologne & Bavaria

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 6 Heinrich Nikolaus Gerber, German composer, born in Wenigenehrich, Germany (d. 1775)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 17 Olof Rudbeck, Swedish scientist, writer and composer, dies at 71
  • Sep 22 Hoessein Koprulu, Turkish great vizer (peace of Karlowitz), dies
  • Sep 28 Robert Spencer 2nd earl of Sunderland, Engl PM (1687-88), dies at 61