On This Day

Deaths in History in September 1808

  • Sep 3 John Montgomery, American Continental Congressman (b. 1722)
  • Sep 5 John Home, Scottish writer (b. 1722)
  • Sep 6 Louis-Pierre Anquetil, French historian (b. 1723)
  • Sep 13 Saverio Bettinelli, Italian Jesuit writer, dies at 90
  • Sep 17 Benjamin Bourne, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Rhode Island), dies at 53
  • Sep 25 Richard Porson, scholar, dies