On This Day

September 1646 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 5 First public library in the Americas established when Bishop Palafox y Mendoza donates his personal library of 5,000 volumes to Tridentine colleges in Puebla, Mexico [1]

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 9 Zeger Bernhard van Espen, Flemish theologist, born in Leuven, Belgium (d. 1728)

Deaths in History

  • Sep 14 Robert Devereux, 3rd earl of Essex, dies
  • Sep 14 Thomas H Earl of Arundel, English art collector (Marbles), dies