On This Day

What Happened in September 1785

Historical Events


Book releaseHistoric Publication

Sep 1 Mozart publishes 6th string quartet opus 10 in Vienna

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Sep 10 Prussia signs trade agreement with US

A Salute to the Military Genius, Napoleon BonaparteA Salute to the Military Genius, Napoleon Bonaparte

Sep 28 Napoléon Bonaparte, aged 16, graduates from the elite École Militaire in Paris (42nd in a class of 51)
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Death and despair as Napoléon and his Grand Army retreat from Russia. Artist: Adolf Northen
Death and despair as Napoléon and his Grand Army retreat from Russia. Artist: Adolf Northen
  • Sep 29 Chasidic sect is excommunicated in Kraków Poland

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 25 George Pinto, English composer, born in London (d. 1806)