What Happened in September 1886

Historical Events

  • Sep 1 Netherland's New Code of Criminal Law enforced

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 4 Apache Chief Geronimo surrenders ending last major US-Indian war

Apache Leader Geronimo
Apache Leader

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 6 Queen Victoria establishes Distinguished Service Order (DSO)

Queen of the United Kingdom Victoria
Queen of the United Kingdom
  • Sep 9 The Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works is finalized
  • Sep 11 Mayflower (US) beats Galatea (England) in 7th America's Cup
  • Sep 14 George K Anderson of Memphis, Tennessee, patents typewriter ribbon
  • Sep 25 Comedy opera "Dorothy" first produced in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 1 Othmar Schoeck, composer

Person of interestTarsila do Amaral

Sep 1 Tarsila do Amaral, Brazilian modernist artist, born in Capivari, Brazil (d. 1973)

  • Sep 4 Albert Orsborn, General of The Salvation Army (d. 1967)
  • Sep 8 Siegfried L Sassoon, English poet/writer (Counterattack)
  • Sep 10 Hilda Doolittle, American poetess (imagisten)
  • Sep 13 Alain LeRoy Locke, African American writer and philosopher “Father of the Harlem Renaissance”
  • Sep 14 Jan Garrique Masaryk, Czech, statesman/minister to London (1918-35)
  • Sep 20 Charles Walter Stansby Williams, songwriter
  • Sep 21 Teiichi Igarashi, Japan, climed Mt Fuji at age 99
  • Sep 22 Hobart Cavanaugh, American actor (Border Town, Black Angel), born in Virginia City, Nevada (d. 1950)
  • Sep 24 James Burke, American actor (Mystery Theater, Great Guy), born in NYC, New York (d. 1968)
  • Sep 25 Jesus Guridi, composer
  • Sep 25 May Sutton, American tennis player (3 Grand Slam titles), born in Plymouth, England (d. 1975)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 14 Neurologist Sigmund Freud (30) weds Martha Bernays (25) in Hamburg, Germany

Father of Psychology Sigmund Freud
Father of Psychology
Sigmund Freud

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 3 William W. Snow, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from New York (1851-53), dies at 74
  • Sep 14 Hubert Reis, German composer, dies at 84
  • Sep 20 John Liptrot Hatton, English composer and pianist, dies at 77