On This Day

What Happened in September 1834

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 9 Joseph Henry Shorthouse, English writer (John Inglesant), born in Birmingham, England (d. 1903)
  • Sep 9 William MacRae, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Wilmington, North Carolina (d. 1882)
  • Sep 15 Heinrich von Treitschke, German historian and political writer, born in Dresden, Kingdom of Saxony (d. 1896)
  • Sep 17 Edouard Pailleron, French attorney, poet and stage writer, born in Paris, France (d. 1899)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 4 Abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison (28) weds Helen Eliza Benson

Abolitionist and Social Reformer William Lloyd Garrison
Abolitionist and Social Reformer
William Lloyd Garrison

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 2 Thomas Telford, Scottish civil engineer (designed and constructed Menai Bridge, Wales in 1819-26), dies at 77
  • Sep 16 Antoine-Vincent Arnault, French writer (Guillaume the Nassau), dies
  • Sep 24 Pedro I of Brazil, Emperor of Brazil (1822-31) and King of Portugal (1826), dies at 35