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

Robert R. Livingston

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

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

George Whitefield

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