On This Day

Famous People Who Died in September 1780

  • Sep 1 Reynier de Klerk, governor-general of Dutch-Indies (1777-1800), dies at 69
  • Sep 4 John Fielding, English magistrate and social reformer (b. 1721)

Person of interestWilliam Allen

Sep 6 William Allen, American loyalist, Chief Justice of the Province of Pennsylvania and Mayor of Philadelphia, dies at 76

Mayor of Philadelphia William Allen
Mayor of Philadelphia
William Allen
  • Sep 8 Enoch Poor, American Continental Army general (b. 1736)