On This Day

What Happened in September 1823

Historical Events


AppointmentAppointment of Interest

Sep 10 Simón Bolívar named President of Peru

Military and Political Leader Simón Bolívar
Military and Political Leader
Simón Bolívar

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 21 Moroni first appears to Joseph Smith, according to Smith

Religious Leader Joseph Smith
Religious Leader
Joseph Smith

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 10 Adolf von Doss, German composer, born in Pfarrkirchen, Germany (d. 1886)
  • Sep 16 Francis Parkman, American historian and author (Oregon Trail), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1893)
  • Sep 16 Michael Obrenovic, ruler of Serbia (1839-42,1860-68), born in Kragujevac, Serbia (d. 1868)
  • Sep 25 Thomas John Wood, American Major General (Union Army), born in Munfordville, Kentucky (d. 1906)
  • Sep 26 Ivan Aksakov, Russian journalist (Denj, Moskvitsh), born in Nadezhdino, Belebey Uyezd, Orenburg Governorate (d. 1889)
  • Sep 28 Alexandre Cabanel, French painter (Birth of Venus), born in Montpellier, France (d. 1889)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 11 David Ricardo, English economist (On the Principles of Political Economy and Taxation), dies at 51
  • Sep 17 Abraham L Breguet, French clock maker, dies at 76
  • Sep 20 Daniel Steibelt, German pianist and composer, dies at 57
  • Sep 23 Matthew Baillie, Scottish Physician (first systematic study of pathology in 1793), dies at 61