On This Day

What Happened in September 1714

Historical Events

  • Sep 7 Treaty of Baden: Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI & France, ends War of Spanish Succession, French retain Alsace, Austria gets bank of Rhine
  • Sep 11 French & Spanish troops under Duke of Berwick occupy Barcelona

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 10 Niccolò Jommelli, Italian composer, born in Aversa, Kingdom of Naples (d. 1774)
  • Sep 17 Gottlieb Rabener, German author (Vom Misbrauch of the Satire), born in Wachau, Germany (d. 1771)
  • Sep 19 Charles Humphreys, American delegate to the Continental Congress, born in Haverford, Pennsylvania (d. 1786)
  • Sep 29 Peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of Neth-Indies (1761-75)