On This Day

September 1762 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 15 Battle of Signal Hill, the last battle of the North American theatre of the Seven Years' War.

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 6 Theodorus F. van Capellen, Dutch vice-admiral (Algiers), born in Nijmegen, Dutch Republic (d. 1824)
  • Sep 11 Joanna Baillie, Scottish poet and playwright, born in Bothwell, Scotland (d. 1851)
  • Sep 16 Charles de Merode, Earl of Merode, Mayor of Brussels and French senator, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1830)
  • Sep 24 William Lisle Bowles, English poet (14 Sonnets), born in Kings Sutton, England (d. 1850)