What Happened in September 1804

Historical Events

  • Sep 1 Juno, one of the largest main belt asteroids discovered by German astronomer Karl Ludwig Harding.
  • Sep 25 Twelfth Amendment to the US Constitution, establishing the procedure for electing the President and Vice President, becomes effective

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 8 Eduard Mörike, German poet (d. 1875)
  • Sep 11 Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka) [NS]
  • Sep 14 John Gould, British ornithologist (d. 1881)
  • Sep 14 Louis Desiré Maigret, French Catholic prelate (d. 1882)
  • Sep 23 David Van de Kellen, coin engraver

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 4 Richard Somers, American naval officer
  • Sep 29 Michael Hillegas, first Treasurer of the United States (b. 1728)