On This Day

What Happened in September 1843

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 4 Charles Dilke, British statesman and Radical politician, born in London (d. 1911)
  • Sep 4 Ján Levoslav Bella, Slovak composer, born in Liptovský Mikuláš, Austrian Empire (d. 1936)
  • Sep 15 Maurice, Prince of the Netherlands, son of King William III (d. 1850)
  • Sep 21 David Emlyn Evans, Welsh composer, born in Pen’ralltwen, Newcastle Emlyn, Carmarthen, Wales (d. 1913)
  • Sep 25 Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, American geologist and educator, born in Mattoon, Illinois (d. 1928)
  • Sep 25 Melville Reuben Bissell, American inventor of the carpet sweeper, born in Hartwick, New York (d. 1889)
  • Sep 27 Gaston Tarry, French mathematician, born in Villefranche de Rouergue, Aveyron, France (d. 1913)
  • Sep 29 Mikhail Skobelev 'the White General', Russian general during Russo-Turkish War, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1882)

Famous Weddings

John A. Macdonald

Sep 1 Prime Minister of Canada John A. Macdonald (28) weds his cousin Isabella Clark

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 3 Cornelis Pieter Jacob Elout, Dutch military and President of West Sumatra, dies at 47
  • Sep 11 Joseph Nicollet, French mathematician and explorer, died at 57
  • Sep 19 Gaspard-Gustave Coriolis, French scientist (b. 1792)