On This Day

September 1865 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 3 Army commander in SC orders Freedmen's Bureau to stop seizing land
  • Sep 19 Atlanta University founded
  • Sep 27 James Cooke walks tightrope 150 yards from Cliff House to Seal Rocks, San Francisco

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 3 Wilhelm Bousset, German theologist and historian, born in Lübeck, Germany (d. 1920)
  • Sep 8 Adolfo Albertazzi, Italian writer (Amore & Amore, Top), born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1924)
  • Sep 11 Rainis [Jānis Pliekšāns], Latvian poet and playwright, born in Dunava parish, Russian Empire (d. 1929)
  • Sep 15 Henri Capitant, French lawyer (Loi Falcidie) (d. 1937)
  • Sep 15 Nicolaus Adriani, Dutch linguist (Middle-Celebes languages), born in Oud-Loosdrecht, North Holland, Netherlands (d. 1926)
  • Sep 20 Lubor Niederle, Czech archaeologist and anthropologist, born in Klatovy, Czech Republic (d. 1944)
  • Sep 23 Emmuska Orczy, Tarnaörs Hungary, Hungarian-born British writer (Scarlet Pimpernel)
  • Sep 26 Mary Russell, Duchess of Bedford, English aviator and ornithologist, born in Stockbridge, Hampshire, England (d. 1937)

Weddings in History

Deaths in History

  • Sep 11 Christophe Léon Louis Juchault de Lamoricière, French general, dies at 59
  • Sep 16 Christian Julius De Meza, Danish general (b. 1792)
  • Sep 20 William H Revere Jr, US Union brigadier general, dies
  • Sep 22 Heinrich Christian Pander, Baltic German biologist and embryologist, dies at 71
  • Sep 30 Samuel David Luzzatto, Italian-Jewish scholar, dies at 65