What Happened in September 1824

Historical Events

  • Sep 26 Kapiolani defies Pele (Hawaiian volcano goddess) & lives
  • Sep 27 Charles X, King of France, makes his state entry into Paris to popular acclaim

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 1 Isaac Hardin Duval, American businessman and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Wellsburg, West Virginia (d. 1902)
  • Sep 4 Anton Bruckner, Austrian composer (Te Deum, Wagner Symphony), Wagner disciple and "monumental bore", born in Ansfelden, Austria (d. 1896)
  • Sep 4 Phoebe Cary, American poet (Poems of Alice & Phoebe Cary), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Sep 8 Jaime Nunó, Spanish composer (Mexican national anthem), born in Sant Joan de les Abadesses, Catalonia (d. 1908)
  • Sep 19 Carl Ignaz Franz Umlauf, composer
  • Sep 21 Joseph Andrew Jackson Lightburn, American Baptist Minister and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Webster, Pennsylvania (d. 1901)
  • Sep 24 Truman Seymour, American artist and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Burlington, Vermont (d. 1891)
  • Sep 27 William "Bull" Nelson, American Major General (Union Army), born in Maysville, Kentucky (d. 1862)
  • Sep 28 Alfred Gilpin Jones, Weymouth NS, lt-gov of Nova Scotia (1900-06)
  • Sep 28 Francis Turner Palgrave, England, poet (Golden Treasury)/prof (Oxford)
  • Sep 30 Peter Milne, Scottish composer and violinist, born in Kincardine O'Neil (d. 1908)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 2 US Navy flag officer David Farragut (23) weds Susan Caroline Marchant

US Civil War Admiral David Farragut
US Civil War Admiral
David Farragut

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 12 Louis AG baron de Bacler d'Albe, French cartographer, dies at 62

Person of interestLouis XVIII

Sep 16 Louis XVIII SX, earl of Province/king of France (1814-24), dies

King of France Louis XVIII
King of France
Louis XVIII
  • Sep 17 Giacomo Tritto, Italian composer, dies at 91