Birthdays in History in September 1817

  • Sep 5 Aleksei K. Tolstoi, Russian poet and writer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1875) [NS]
  • Sep 6 Alexander Tilloch Galt, Canadian politician, a father of Canadian Confederation, born in Chelsea, England (d. 1893)
  • Sep 7 Louise of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel), queen of Denmark (d. 1898)
  • Sep 9 Speed Smith Fry, American lawyer, judge, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Mercer County, Kentucky (d. 1892)
  • Sep 13 John McAuley Palmer, US Union msj-gen/(Gov-Ill, 1868-72)
  • Sep 14 Theodor Storm, German judge/author (Imense China)
  • Sep 21 Carter Littlepage Stevenson, Major General (Confederate Army)
  • Sep 24 Ramon de Campoamor Campoosorio, Spanish poet (Doloras)

Person of interestHiram R. Revels

Sep 27 Hiram R. Revels, 1st African American US Senator, born in Fayetteville, North Carolina (d. 1901)

Minister and US Senator Hiram R. Revels
Minister and US Senator
Hiram R. Revels