On This Day

September 1739 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 1 35 Jews sentenced to life in prison in Lisbon Portugal
  • Sep 9 Slave revolt in Stono SC led by Jemmy (25 whites killed)
  • Sep 18 Turkey & Austria sign peace treaty-Austria cedes Belgrade to Turks
  • Sep 23 Russia & Turkey sign Peace of Belgrade

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 17 John Rutledge, American 2nd Chief Justice of the United States, born in Charleston, South Carolina, British America (d. 1800)

Deaths in History

  • Sep 3 George Lillo, English dramatist (Fatal Curiosity), dies at 46
  • Sep 8 Yuri Troubetzkoy, Governor of Belgorod (b. 1668)