On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1755

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin Bourne, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Rhode Island), born in Bristol, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, British America (d. 1808)

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Lorenz von Mosheim, German historian (b. 1694)