On This Day

What Happened in September 1712

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 1 Simon Fokke, Dutch book illustrator
  • Sep 23 Ferdinand VI, the wise, King of Spain (1746-59)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 11 Giovanni Domenico Cassini, Italian-French mathematician, astronomer and engineer who discovered four of Saturn's moons, dies at 87
  • Sep 14 Jean [Giovanni] D Cassini, Italian/French astronomer, dies
  • Sep 22 Jose Solana, Spanish composer and organist, dies at 69
  • Sep 30 Johann Michael Z├Ącher, Austrian composer, dies at 61