September 1815 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 21 King Willem I takes oath in Brussels

Event of Interest

Sep 26 Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-PĂ©rigord resigns as Prime Minister of France

  • Sep 26 Russia, Prussia and Austria sign the Holy Alliance
  • Sep 28 Joachim Murats fleet sails from Corsica to Naples
  • Sep 29 Dutch King William I forms the Dutch Order of the Lion, oldest and highest civilian order of chivalry in the Netherlands

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 4 Andreas Ignatius Schaepman, Archbishop of Utrecht (1868-82), born in Zwolle, Netherlands (d. 1882)
  • Sep 5 Tyree Harris Bell, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Covington, Kentucky (d. 1902)
  • Sep 6 St. John Richardson Liddell, American Civil War Confederate General, born in Wilkinson County, Mississippi (d. 1870)
  • Sep 7 Howell Cobb, American politician (U.S. Secretary of Treasury), born in Jefferson County, Georgia (d. 1868)
  • Sep 7 John McDouall Stuart, Australian explorer, born in Dysart, Fife, Scotland (d. 1866)
  • Sep 8 Alexander Ramsey, American politician (1st Governor of Minnesota Territory), born in Hummelstown, Pennsylvania (d. 1903)
  • Sep 10 Eleazer Arthur Paine, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Geauga County, Ohio (d. 1882)
  • Sep 18 Henry C. Wayne, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Savannah, Georgia (d. 1883)
  • Sep 29 Andreas Aschenbach, German Romantic painter and engraver, born in Kassel (d. 1910)

Deaths in History

  • Sep 9 John Singleton Copley, American painter of portraits and historical objects, dies at 77
  • Sep 24 John Sevier, American soldier, Governor of Tennessee (1796-1801, 1803-09), dies at 70
  • Sep 28 Nicolas Desmarest, French geologist and geographer (Volcanos), dies at 90