On This Day

Famous People Who Died in September 1877

  • Sep 2 Constantine Kanaris, Greek admiral, freedom fighter and politician (b. 1793)
  • Sep 3 Adolphe Thiers, French statesman, 1st president of 3rd French Republic (1871-77), dies at 80

Crazy Horse

Sep 5 Crazy Horse [Tashunka Witko], last great Sioux war chief, dies at 37

  • Sep 12 Julius Reitz, German cellist, composer, teacher, and music editor, dies at 64
  • Sep 23 Urbain JJ Leverrier, codiscoverer of Neptune, dies
  • Sep 25 Carl Reinhold August Wunderlich, German Physician and advocate of scientific medicine, dies at 62
  • Sep 26 Hermann Grassmann, German linguist and mathematician, dies at 68
  • Sep 30 Toohoolhoolzote, prophet of Nez Perce indians, dies in battle