On This Day

Deaths in History in September 1815

  • Sep 9 John Singleton Copley, American painter of portraits and historical objects, dies at 77
  • Sep 24 John Sevier, American soldier, Governor of Tennessee (1796-1801, 1803-09), dies at 70
  • Sep 28 Nicolas Desmarest, French geologist and geographer (Volcanos), dies at 90