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September 1717 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 4 Job Orton, English minister, born in Shrewsbury, England (d. 1783)
  • Sep 22 Pehr Wilhelm Wargentin, Swedish astronomer (d. 1783)
  • Sep 24 Horace Walpole, British horror writer (Castle of Otranto), born in London (d. 1797)