On This Day

What Happened in September 1816

Historical Events

Historic Event

Sep 5 Louis XVIII has to dissolve the Chambre introuvable ("Unobtainable Chamber").

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 1 Gustav Schmidt, composer
  • Sep 4 François Bazin, French composer, born in Marseille, France (d. 1878)
  • Sep 6 Francis Stebbins Bartow, Confederate colonel, born in Chatham County, Georgia (d. 1861)
  • Sep 11 Carl Zeiss, German scientific instrument and lens maker (Carl Zeiss AG), born in Weimar, German Confederation (d. 1888)
  • Sep 15 Edward Wolff, Polish pianist and composer, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1880)
  • Sep 23 Elihu Benjamin Washburne, MC (Union), (d. 1887)
  • Sep 23 Julius White, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Cazenovia, New York (d. 1890)
  • Sep 25 Anton de Kontski [Antoni Kątski], Polish-American pianist and composer (Awakening Of The Lion), born in Kraków, Poland (d. 1899) [some sources cite birth as 1817-10-27]