On This Day

What Happened in September 1730

Historical Events

  • Sep 17 Turkish coup under Mahmud I; Sultan Ahmed III flees
  • Sep 30 Duke Victor Amadeus XI of Savoye resigns

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestFriedrich Wilhelm von Steuben

Sep 17 Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, Prussian-American military officer (major general of the Continental Army), born in Magdeburg (d. 1794)

Major General of the Continental Army Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben
Major General of the Continental Army
Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 1 US Founding Father Benjamin Franklin establishes a common-law marriage with Deborah Read

United States Founding Father Benjamin Franklin
United States Founding Father
Benjamin Franklin

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 27 Laurence Eusden, English poet, Poet Laureate (1718-30), dies at 42