On This Day

September 1712 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 1 Simon Fokke, Dutch book illustrator
  • Sep 23 Ferdinand VI, the wise, King of Spain (1746-59)

Deaths in History

  • Sep 11 Giovanni Domenico Cassini, Italian-French mathematician, astronomer and engineer who discovered four of Saturn's moons, dies at 87
  • Sep 14 Giovanni Domenico Cassini, Italian French mathmetician and astronomer (discovered satellites of Saturn), dies at 87