On This Day

Historical Events in September 1846

Historic Invention

Sep 10 Elias Howe takes out a US patent for a lockstitch sewing machine

  • Sep 15 Jung Bahadur Rana grabs power in Nepal

Historic Event

Sep 18 Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning exchange their last letters before they move to Italy

  • Sep 23 Johann Gottfried Galle & Heinrich d'Arrest find Neptune
  • Sep 25 US troops under General Zachery Taylor occupy Monterey, Mexico, during Mexican–American War
  • Sep 30 Anesthetic ether used for 1st time by American dentist Dr William Morton who extracts a tooth