On This Day

What Happened in September 1767

Historical Events

  • Sep 9 Colegio de San Ignacio de Loyola Vizcaínas - the oldest continuously operating educational institution in Mexico, opens for the education of girls and women in Mexico City [1]
  • Sep 28 Gentlemen 17 forbid private slave transport India to Cape of Good Hope

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 8 August Wilhelm Schlegel, German poet, translator and critic, born in Hannover, Germany (d. 1845)
  • Sep 8 Karl August von Lichtenstein, German composer, born in Lahm, Bavaria (d. 1845)
  • Sep 17 Henri-Montan Berton, French composer (d. 1844)
  • Sep 22 José Maurício Nunes Garcia, Brazilian classical composer (Master of Music at the Royal Chapel), born in Rio de Janiero, Brazil (d. 1830)
  • Sep 26 Wenzel Müller, Austrian composer, born in Markt Türnau, Moravia (d. 1835)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 4 Charles Townshend, English politician, 3rd Viscount of Townshend, dies at 42