September 1886 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 1 The Netherlands New Code of Criminal Law is enforced

Victory in Battle

Sep 4 Apache Chief Geronimo surrenders ending last major US-Indian war

Event of Interest

Sep 6 Queen Victoria establishes Distinguished Service Order (DSO)

  • Sep 9 The Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works is finalized
  • Sep 14 George K Anderson of Memphis, Tennessee, patents typewriter ribbon

Birthdays in History

Tarsila do AmaralTarsila do Amaral (1886-1973)

Sep 1 Brazilian modernist artist, born in Capivari, Brazil

  • Sep 4 Albert Orsborn, 6th General of The Salvation Army, born in Clapton, England (d. 1967)
  • Sep 8 Siegfried Sassoon, English poet and writer (Counterattack), born in Matfield, Kent, England (d. 1967)
  • Sep 10 Hilda Doolittle, American poetess (Imagist movement), born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (d. 1961)
  • Sep 13 Alain LeRoy Locke, African-American writer and philosopher “Father of the Harlem Renaissance”, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1954)
  • Sep 14 Jan Masaryk, Czech statesman and Minister to London (1918-35), born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (d. 1948)
  • Sep 20 Charles Williams, British poet and writer, born in London (d. 1945)
  • Sep 21 Teiichi Igarashi, Japanese mountaineer who climbed Mt Fuji at age 99
  • Sep 24 Edward Bach, British bacteriologist, homeopathic doctor (Bach flower remedies), born in Moseley, Worcestershire, England (d. 1936)

Weddings in History

Sigmund Freud

Sep 14 Neurologist Sigmund Freud (30) weds Martha Bernays (25) in Hamburg, Germany

Deaths in History

  • Sep 3 William W. Snow, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from New York (1851-53), dies at 74