On This Day

September 1735 in History

Events in History

Historic Event

Sep 22 Robert Walpole becomes the first British "Prime Minister" (actually First Lord of the Treasury) to live at 10 Downing Street

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 7 Thomas Coutts, Anglo-Scottish banker (Coutts & Co.), born in Ediburgh, Scotland (d. 1822)
  • Sep 14 Robert Raikes, British philanthropist and Sunday school pioneer, born in Gloucester, England (d. 1811)

Augustus FitzRoy

Sep 28 Augustus FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton, British Prime Minister (1768-70), born in Derbyshire, England (d. 1811)


Deaths in History

  • Sep 18 Justus van Effen, writer/founder (Holland Spectator), dies at 51
  • Sep 27 Peter Artedi, Swedish naturalist (b. 1705)