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September 17, 1730 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Turkish coup under Mahmud I; Sultan Ahmed III flees

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Person of interestFriedrich Wilhelm von Steuben

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