On This Day

September 1826 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 3 USS Vincennes leaves NY to become 1st warship to circumnavigate globe

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 4 Martin Wiberg, Swedish computer pioneer, born in Viby, Scania, Sweden (d. 1905)
  • Sep 9 Frederick I, Grand Duke of Baden (1856-1907), born in Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg (d. 1907)
  • Sep 9 Thomas John Lucas, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Dearborn County, Indiana (d. 1908)
  • Sep 17 Berhard Riemann, German mathematician (zeta-function), born in Breselenz, Hanover (d. 1866)

Deaths in History

  • Sep 22 Johann Peter Hebel, German writer (Allemannische Gedichte), dies at 66
  • Sep 25 Giovanni Battista Brocchi, Italian Geologist, dies at 54