September 1841 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 9 Great Lakes steamer "Erie" sinks off Silver Creek NY, kills 300

Kingdom of Sarawak

Sep 24 British adventurer James Brooke obtains lands around the Sarawak river from the Sultan of Brunei

  • Sep 30 Samuel Slocum patents the stapler

Birthdays in History

Charles J. Guiteau (1841-1882)

Sep 8 American assassin of US President James A. Garfield, born in Freeport, Illinois

  • Sep 13 Johannes de Koo, Dutch journalist and playwright, born in Middelie, Netherlands (d. 1909)

Georges Clémenceau (1841-1929)

Sep 28 Prime Minister of France (Radical-Socialist Party: 1906-09, 1917-20) who defended Dreyfuss, born in Mouilleron-en-Pareds, France

Deaths in History

  • Sep 9 Augustin Pyrame de Candolle, Swiss botanist, established a plant classification system and coined the term taxonomy , dies at 63