On This Day

Deaths in History in September 1871

  • Sep 2 Arvid August Afzelius, Swedish poet and historian, dies at 85
  • Sep 7 Cowper Phipps Coles, English inventor (revolving gun turret), drowns at 51
  • Sep 7 Mehmed E Ali Pasja, Turkish statesman, dies
  • Sep 23 Alexander N Afanasjev, Russian story teller, dies at 45