On This Day

What Happened in September 1756

Historical Events

  • Sep 8 French and Indian War: Kittanning Expedition.
  • Sep 22 Nassau Hall opens at Princeton University

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 7 Willem Bilderdijk, Dutch poet and literature (Disease of Scientists), born in Amsterdam (d. 1831)
  • Sep 8 Anton Teyber, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1822)
  • Sep 21 John Loudon McAdam, Scottish engineer and road builder who created macadam road surface (asphalt), born in Ayr, Scotland (d. 1836)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 19 Josef Antonin Sehling, composer, dies at 46