On This Day

What Happened in September 1722

Historical Events

  • Sep 12 Russian troops occupy Baku & Derbent in Persia

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 5 Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony, born in Dresden Castle, Dresden, Germany (d. 1763)
  • Sep 14 Joseph Paul Ziegler, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1767)
  • Sep 16 Gabriel Christie, British general, born in Stirling, Scotland (d. 1799)
  • Sep 22 John Home, Scottish writer (d. 1808)

Person of interestSamuel Adams

Sep 27 Samuel Adams, American revolutionary (Boston Massacre-Tea Party) and politician (Lt Gov-Mass, 1789-94), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1803)

US Revolutionary Samuel Adams
US Revolutionary
Samuel Adams

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 3 Ivan Skoropadsky, Hetman of Ukraine (b. 1646)
  • Sep 18 AndrĂ© Dacier, French classical scholar (b. 1651)