On This Day

What Happened in September 1727

Historical Events

  • Sep 8 A barn fire during a puppet show in the village of Burwell in Cambridgeshire, England kills 78 people, many of whom are children.

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 29 Henry Harington, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 17 Gl├╝ckel of Hameln, German businesswoman (b. 1647)
  • Sep 25 Jacques Abbadie, French theologist, dies at about 73