On This Day

What Happened in September 1827

Historical Events

Historic Event

Sep 21 According to Joseph Smith Jr., the angel Moroni gave him a record of gold plates, one-third of which Joseph translated into The Book of Mormon

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 1 Jacobus J Cremer, painter/author (Overbetuwsche Novellen)
  • Sep 5 Goffredo Mameli, Italian poet and writer, born in Genoa, Italy (d. 1849)
  • Sep 6 John Morrison Oliver, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Penn Yan, New York (d. 1872)
  • Sep 8 Emil Naumann, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1888)
  • Sep 16 Jean Albert Gaudry, French geologist and palaeontologist, born in St Germain-en-Laye, France (d. 1908)
  • Sep 21 Michael Corcoran, Irish-American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in County Sligo, Ireland (d. 1863)
  • Sep 22 John Grubb Parke, American Major General (Union Army), born in NYC, New York (d. 1900)
  • Sep 24 Henry Warner Slocum, American politician and Major General (Union Army), born in Pompey, New York (d. 1894)
  • Sep 30 Carlo A Alfieri, Italian MP (Liberal)
  • Sep 30 Kenner Garrard, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Bourbon County, Kentucky (d. 1879)
  • Sep 30 Ellis H. Roberts, American politician, Treasurer of the US (Rep-R-New York), born in Utica, New York(d. 1918)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 18 Robert Pollok, Scottish poet (The Course of Time), dies of TB at 28