On This Day

What Happened in September 1802

Historical Events

  • Sep 11 France annexes the Kingdom of Piedmont.

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 4 Marcus Whitman, American physician and missionary (Oregon Trail), born in Federal Hollow, New York (d. 1847)
  • Sep 6 Alcide d'Orbigny, French naturalist, born in Couëron, France (d. 1857)
  • Sep 13 Arnold Ruge, German political philosopher and writer, born in Bergen auf Rügen, Germany (d. 1880)
  • Sep 19 Lajos Kossuth, Governor-President of Hungary (1849), born in Monok, Hungary (d. 1894)
  • Sep 24 Adolphe d'Archiac, French paleontologist and geologist, born in Reims, France (d. 1868)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 24 Alexander Radishchev, Russian writer, commits suicide by drinking poison at 53
  • Sep 26 Baron Jurij Vega, Slovenian mathematician and military officer (b. 1754)