On This Day

What Happened in September 1720

Historical Events

  • Sep 12 Isaak of Hoornbeek elected Dutch pension advisor

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 12 Frederick Philipse III, American land owner (Bronx, Westchester & Putnam), born in NYC, New York (d. 1785)
  • Sep 22 Adolph Carl Kunzen, German composer, born in Wittenberg (d. 1781)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 3 Henri de Massue, Marquis de Ruvigny, 1st Viscount Galway, French soldier and diplomat, dies at 72