On This Day

What Happened in September 1744

Historical Events

  • Sep 30 France and Spain defeat the Kingdom of Sardinia at the Battle of Madonna dell'Olmo.

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 15 Georg Ritschel, composer
  • Sep 20 Giacomo Quarenghi, Italian-Russian master builder and architect (Hermitage Theater), born in Rota d'Imagna, Republic of Venice (d. 1817)
  • Sep 20 Thomas Grosvenor, American Revolutionary War hero (d. 1825)
  • Sep 25 Frederick Willem II, King of Prussia (1786-97), born in Berlin Palace, Berlin (d. 1797)