On This Day

What Happened in September 1731

Historical Events

  • Sep 3 Willem KH Friso installed as viceroy of Friesland

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 2 Johann F von Cronegk, German playwright (Olint und Sophronia)
  • Sep 7 Damasus Brosmann, Moravian composer, born in Fulnek, Czech Republic (d. 1798)
  • Sep 7 Elisabetta de Gambarini, English composer, born in Holles Street, St Marylebone, Middlesex (d. 1765)
  • Sep 9 Francisco Javier Clavijero, Mexican Jesuit teacher and writer, born in Veracruz, Mexico (d. 1787)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 1 Pierre Danican Philidor, French composer, dies at 50
  • Sep 7 Yevdokiya Lopukhina, Tsarina of Russia as the first wife of Peter I of Russia, dies at 62
  • Sep 20 Sicco van Goslinga, Fries diplomat/sect of High Council, dies at 67