On This Day

What Happened in September 1772

Historical Events

  • Sep 1 Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa forms in California
  • Sep 22 1st Partition of Poland is ratified by Austria, Prussia and Russia
  • Sep 26 New Jersey passes bill requiring a license to practise medicine

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 18 Martin-Pierre Dalvimare, French musician and composer, born in Dreux, France (d. 1839)
  • Sep 27 Martha Jefferson Randolph, daughter of Thomas Jefferson the 3rd President of the U.S., born in Monticello, Virginia (d. 1836)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 30 James Brindley, English engineer (canals and watermills), dies at about 76