On This Day

What Happened in September 1760

Historical Events

  • Sep 8 French army surrenders Montreal to General Jeffrey Amherst
  • Sep 28 Russian & Austrian army occupies Berlin

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 14 Luigi Cherubini, Italian prodigy and composer, born in Florence (d. 1842)
  • Sep 15 Bogislav Friedrich Emanuel von Tauentzien, Prussian general of the Napoleonic Wars, born in Potsdam, Brandenburg (d. 1824)
  • Sep 21 Gaetano Valeri, Italian composer, born in Padua, Italy (d. 1822)
  • Sep 21 Ivan Dmitriev, Russian statesman and poet, born in Simbirsk, Russian Empire (d. 1837)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 11 Louis Godin, French astronomer (b. 1704)