On This Day

What Happened in September 1732

Historical Events

  • Sep 2 Pope Clement XII renews anti-Jewish laws of Rome
  • Sep 6 VOC dismisses Dutch east indies governor-general Diederik Dare

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 1 Johann Gottlieb Sollner, composer
  • Sep 1 Thomas Erskine 6th Earl of Kellie, Scottish composer and musician, born in Kellie Castle, Scotland (d. 1781)
  • Sep 6 Johan Wilcke, Swedish physicist, born in Wismar, Germany (d. 1796)

Person of interestJacques Necker

Sep 30 Jacques Necker, French finance minister of Louis XVI whose decisions contributed to the outbreak of the French Revolution, born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 1804)

Finance Minister Jacques Necker
Finance Minister
Jacques Necker

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 12 Jean Philippe Eugène de Mérode, Belgian marquis of Westerloo, dies at 58
  • Sep 17 Josef Antonín Plánický, Czech composer, dies at 40
  • Sep 24 Emperor Reigen, 112th Emperor of Japan, dies at 78