On This Day

What Happened in September 1750

Historical Events

  • Sep 5 Decree issued in Paderborn Prussia allows for annual search of all Jewish homes for stolen or "doubtful" goods

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 2 Pehr Frigel, Swedish composer, born in Kalmar (d. 1842)
  • Sep 5 Robert Fergusson, Scottish poet (Scottish poems), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1774)
  • Sep 18 Tom├ís de Iriarte, Spanish writer (Fabulas Literarias), born in La Orotava, Tenerife, Canary Islands of Spain (d. 1791)
  • Sep 26 Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood, British admiral, born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England (d. 1810)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 14 Charles Theodore Pachelbel, American organist and composer, son of Johann Pachelbel, dies at about 60
  • Sep 15 Charles Theodore Pachelbel, German-American composer, one of the first European composers to emigrate to America, dies at 59