On This Day

What Happened in September 1761

Historical Events


CrownRoyal Coronation

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

King of Great Britain, Ireland and Hanover George III
King of Great Britain, Ireland and Hanover
George III

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


LovePerson of Interest

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

King of Great Britain, Ireland and Hanover George III
King of Great Britain, Ireland and Hanover
George III

Famous Deaths

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