On This Day

What Happened in September 1741

Historical Events

  • Sep 11 Queen Maria Theresa addresses Hungarian Parliament

Music History

Sep 14 George Frideric Handel finishes his "Messiah" oratorio after working on it non-stop for 23 days

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 11 Johann Jakob Engel, German author (Herr Lorenz Stark), born in Parchim, Germany (d. 1802)
  • Sep 22 Peter Simon Pallas, German geologist and zoologist (scientific expeditions through Russia and Siberia), born in Berlin (d. 1811)
  • Sep 25 Vaclav Pichl, Czech composer, born in Bechyně, Czech Republic (d. 1805)