On This Day

Famous People Who Died in September 1838

William Clark

Sep 1 William Clark, American explorer, soldier, Indian agent and territorial governor who led the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1804-06 and claimed the Pacific Northwest for the United States, dies at 68

  • Sep 5 Charles Percier, French architect, dies at 74
  • Sep 7 Joseph Panny, Austrian violinist and composer, dies at 43
  • Sep 8 Pietro Rovelli, Italian composer, dies at 45