On This Day

What Happened in September 480 BC

Historical Events

  • Sep 29 BC Battle of Salamis: The Greek fleet under Themistocles defeats the Persian fleet under Xerxes I

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestEuripides

Sep 23 BC Euripides, Greek playwright (Medea), born in Salamis, Greece (d. 406 BC)

Greek Playwright Euripides
Greek Playwright