On This Day

September 1677 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 21 Jan and Nicolaas van der Heyden patent the fire hose

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 17 Stephen Hales, English physiologist, chemist and inventor (first person to measure blood pressure), born in Bekesbourne, Kent, England (d. 1761)

Deaths in History

  • Sep 11 James Harrington, English political philosopher (b. 1611)