On This Day

September 1786 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 4 -5] Orange troops plunder Hattem/Elburg
  • Sep 5 Montplaisir Ceramic factory opens in Schaarbeek Belgium
  • Sep 11 Annapolis Convention to determine interstate commerce
  • Sep 24 African American slave and poet Jupiter Hammon makes his "Address to the Negroes of the State of New York" speech advocating emancipation at meeting of African Society in NY
  • Sep 26 Britain & France sign trade agreement

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 10 Nicolás Bravo, Mexican politician and soldier, born in Chilpancingo, Mexico (d. 1854)
  • Sep 10 William Mason, American politician, born in Lebanon, Connecticut (d. 1860)
  • Sep 18 Justinus Kerner, German physician and medical writer (first detailed description of botulism), born in Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (d. 1862)
  • Sep 18 Christian VIII, King of Denmark (1839-1848) and King of Norway (1814), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1848)
  • Sep 29 Guadalupe Victoria, 1st President of Mexico (d. 1843)

Deaths in History

  • Sep 5 Jonas Hanway, English merchant, traveler, and philanthropist (b. 1712)