On This Day

What Happened in September 1770

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 19 Johann Georg Repsold, German instrument maker and astronomer, born in Wremen, Wurster Nordseek├╝ste, Germany (d. 1830)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 9 Founding Father of America Robert R. Livingston (23) weds John Steven's daughter Mary Stevens

American Founding Father Robert R. Livingston
American Founding Father
Robert R. Livingston

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 9 Bernard S Albinus, [Weiss], German surgeon/anatomist, dies at 73
  • Sep 9 Georg Dionysius Ehret, German-English botanist and cartoonist, dies at 62
  • Sep 30 Thomas Robinson, 1st Baron Grantham, English politician and diplomat

Person of interestGeorge Whitefield

Sep 30 George Whitefield, English-born Methodist leader and preacher, dies in Newburyport, Massachusetts, at age 55

Anglican Preacher George Whitefield
Anglican Preacher
George Whitefield