On This Day

What Happened in September 1761

Historical Events

Royal Coronation

Sep 22 Coronation of King George III of the United Kingdom and Queen Charlotte

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 14 Pavel Lambert Mašek, Czech composer, born in Zvíkovec, Czech Republic (d. 1826)
  • Sep 24 Friedrich Ludwig Æmilius Kunzen, German composer, born in Lübeck, Germany (d. 1817)
  • Sep 28 François Budan de Boislaurent, French mathematician, born in Limonade, Cap-Français, Saint-Domingue (d. 1840)

Famous Weddings

George III

Sep 8 Marriage of George III of the United Kingdom to Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (Queen Charlotte)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 8 Bernard Forest de Bélidor, French engineer who pioneered hydraulics (b. 1698)
  • Sep 19 Pieter Musschenbroek, Dutch mathematician and physician (Leydan jar), dies at 69