What Happened in September 1786

Historical Events

  • Sep 4 -5] Orange troops plunder Hattem/Elburg
  • Sep 5 Montplaisir Ceramic factory opens in Schaarbeek Belgium
  • Sep 11 Annapolis Convention to determine interstate commerce
  • Sep 24 African American slave and poet Jupiter Hammon makes his "Address to the Negroes of the State of New York" speech advocating emancipation at meeting of African Society in NY
  • Sep 26 Britain & France sign trade agreement

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 10 Nicolás Bravo, Mexican politician and soldier (d. 1854)
  • Sep 10 William Mason, American politician (d. 1860)
  • Sep 11 Friedrich Kuhlau, German-Danish opera composer, born in Lüneburg, Germany (d. 1832)
  • Sep 18 Justinus Kerner, German physician and medical writer (first detailed description of botulism), born in Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (d. 1862)
  • Sep 18 Christian VIII, King of Denmark (1839-1848) and King of Norway (1814), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1848)
  • Sep 27 Jose Mariano Elizaga, composer
  • Sep 29 Guadalupe Victoria, 1st President of Mexico (d. 1843)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 5 Jonas Hanway, English merchant, traveler, and philanthropist (b. 1712)