On This Day

What Happened in September 1783

Historical Events

  • Sep 3 Treaty of Paris signed in Paris ends the American Revolutionary War between Great Britain and United States of America
  • Sep 26 Fayette County, Pennsylvania created

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 8 N. F. S. Grundtvig, Danish writer and philosopher, born in Udby, Zealand, Denmark (d. 1872)
  • Sep 17 Samuel Prout, British water color painter, born in Plymouth, England (d. 1852)

Person of interestAgustín de Iturbide

Sep 27 Agustin I de Iturbide, General and 1st Emperor of Mexico (1822-23), born in Valladolid, Michoacán, Mexico (d. 1824)

1st Emperor of Mexico Agustín de Iturbide
1st Emperor of Mexico
Agustín de Iturbide

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 6 Carlo Bertinazzi, Italian actor and writer (commedia dell'arte), dies at 72

Person of interestLeonhard Euler

Sep 18 Leonhard Euler, Swiss mathematician (Euler's Constant), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 76

Mathematician Leonhard Euler
Mathematician
Leonhard Euler
  • Sep 18 Benjamin Kennicott, English churchman and Hebrew scholar, dies at 65
  • Sep 27 Étienne Bézout, French mathematician (b. 1730)