On This Day

What Happened in September 1746

Historical Events

  • Sep 21 French expeditionary army occupies Labourdonnais and Dupleix Madras
  • Sep 23 Jacob Gilles appointed Dutch pension advisor

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 4 Bernardus Bosch, Dutch vicar and poet, born in Deventer, Netherlands (d. 1803)
  • Sep 20 Móric Beňovský, Slovak military officer, explorer and self-declared King of Madagascar, born in Verbó, Kingdom of Hungary (d. 1786)
  • Sep 28 William Jones, British orientalist and jurist (Indo-European languages), born in London (d. 1794)
  • Sep 28 Giovanni Punto [Jan Václav Stich], Bohemian horn player and composer, born in Žehušice, Bohemia (now Czech Republic) (d. 1803)
  • Sep 29 Ernst Ludwig Gerber, German organist, composer and musicologist, born in Sondershausen, Germany (d. 1819)