On This Day

September 1730 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 17 Turkish coup under Mahmud I; Sultan Ahmed III flees
  • Sep 30 Duke Victor Amadeus XI of Savoye resigns

Birthdays in History


Person of interestFriedrich Wilhelm von Steuben

Sep 17 Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, Prussian-American military officer (major general of the Continental Army), born in Magdeburg (d. 1794)

Major General of the Continental Army Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben
Major General of the Continental Army
Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben

Weddings in History


LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 1 US Founding Father Benjamin Franklin establishes a common-law marriage with Deborah Read

United States Founding Father Benjamin Franklin
United States Founding Father
Benjamin Franklin

Deaths in History

  • Sep 27 Laurence Eusden, English poet, Poet Laureate (1718-30), dies at 42