On This Day

What Happened in September 1710

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 3 Abraham Trembley, Swiss naturalist (first to study freshwater polyps or hydra), born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 1784)
  • Sep 30 John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford, British statesman (d. 1771)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 19 Ole Rømer, Danish astronomer, dies at 65