On This Day

September 1737 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 17 Georg-August University opens in Göttingen
  • Sep 20 Runner Edward Marshall completes his journey in the Walking Purchase forcing the cession of 1.2 million acres (4,860 km²) of Lenape-Delaware tribal land to the Pennsylvania Colony

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 7 Luigi Galvani, Italian anatomist and physicist, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1798)
  • Sep 19 Charles Carroll, Wealthy Maryland planter who was the last signer of the Declaration of Independence to pass away, born in Annapolis, Province of Maryland, British America (d. 1832)

Deaths in History

  • Sep 27 John Sidney, 6th Earl of Leicester, English privy councillor, dies at 57