On This Day

What Happened in September 1711

Historical Events

  • Sep 22 French troops occupy Rio de Janeiro

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 1 Willem IV KH Friso, Dutch prince of Orange-Nassau
  • Sep 6 Henry Muhlenberg, German-born founder of the U.S. Lutheran Church, born in Einbeck, Germany (d. 1787)
  • Sep 9 Thomas Hutchinson, Loyalist politician of the Province of Massachusetts Bay, born in Boston, Massachusetts Bay British America (d. 1780)
  • Sep 11 William Boyce, English organist/composer (Cathedral Music), born in London (d. 1779) baptized date
  • Sep 17 Ignaz Jakob Holzbauer, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1783)
  • Sep 25 Qianlong Emperor of China, 6th Emperor of the Qing Dynasty, born in Beijing, China (d. 1799)
  • Sep 26 Richard Grenville-Temple, 2nd Earl Temple, English politician, born in London (d. 1779)