On This Day

September 1824 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 12 Moreton Bay Penal Settlement established at Redcliffe, Queensland, with about 30 convicts (modern Brisbane, Australia) [1]
  • Sep 26 Kapiolani defies Pele (Hawaiian volcano goddess) & lives

Historic Event

Sep 27 Charles X, King of France, makes his state entry into Paris to popular acclaim

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 1 Isaac Hardin Duval, American businessman and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Wellsburg, West Virginia (d. 1902)
  • Sep 4 Phoebe Cary, American poet (Poems of Alice & Phoebe Cary), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1871)
  • Sep 21 Joseph Andrew Jackson Lightburn, American Baptist Minister and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Webster, Pennsylvania (d. 1901)
  • Sep 24 Truman Seymour, American artist and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Burlington, Vermont (d. 1891)
  • Sep 27 William "Bull" Nelson, American Major General (Union Army), born in Maysville, Kentucky (d. 1862)
  • Sep 28 Alfred Gilpin Jones, 8th Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia (1900-06), born in Weymouth, NOva Scotia, Canada (d. 1906)
  • Sep 28 Francis Turner Palgrave, English poet (Golden Treasury), born in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England (d. 1897)

Weddings in History

David Farragut

Sep 2 US Navy flag officer David Farragut (23) weds Susan Caroline Marchant

Deaths in History

  • Sep 12 Louis AG baron de Bacler d'Albe, French cartographer, dies at 62


Sep 16 Louis XVIII SX, Earl of Province, and King of France (1814-24), dies