On This Day

What Happened in September 1768

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 1 Carl Bernhard Wessely, composer
  • Sep 4 Francois RenĂ© de Chateaubriand, French novelist (Atala), born in Saint-Malo, France (d. 1848)
  • Sep 12 Benjamin Carr, American organist, composer, choirmaster, teacher, music publisher, and co-founder of Philadelphia's Music Fund Society, born in London (d. 1831)
  • Sep 14 Georg Johann Schinn, German composer, born in Sinzig, Germany (d. 1833)
  • Sep 23 William Wallace, Scottish mathematician (Rights of Wallace)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 2 Antoine Deparcieux, French mathematician, dies at 64