On This Day

What Happened in September 1780

Historical Events

Historic Event

Sep 21 Benedict Arnold gives British Major John André plans to West Point

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 25 Jason Fairbanks, American murderer, born in Dedham, Massachusetts (d. 1801)
  • Sep 28 √Člie, Duke Decazes, French Bourbon Restoration politician (4th Prime Minister of France), born in Sainte-Martin-de-Laye, France (d. 1860)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 1 Reynier de Klerk, governor-general of Dutch-Indies (1777-1800), dies at 69
  • Sep 4 John Fielding, English magistrate and social reformer (b. 1721)

William Allen

Sep 6 William Allen, American loyalist, Chief Justice of the Province of Pennsylvania and Mayor of Philadelphia, dies at 76

  • Sep 8 Enoch Poor, American Revolutionary War general, dies at 44