Events on Sep 10

  • 0422St. Celestine I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 0918Arnulf I the Old becomes landsheer of Flanders
  • 1349Jews who survived a massacre in Constance Germany are burned to death
  • 1510Bishop Frederik of Bathe recaptures Oldenzaal
  • 1547Battle at Pinkie, Midlothian: English beat the Scots
  • 1547English demand Edward VI, 10, wed Mary Queen of Scots, 5
  • 1608John Smith elected President of Jamestown colony council, Virginia
  • 1776George Washington asks for a spy volunteer, Nathan Hale volunteers
  • 1785Prussia signs trade agreement with US
  • 1798British Honduras beats Spain in battle of St. George
  • 1813Comm Oliver H Perry defeats British in Battle of Lake Erie
  • 1823Simon Bolivar named President of Peru
  • 1845King Willem II opens Amsterdam Stock exchange
  • 1846Elias Howe patents sewing machine
  • 1846Japan invents the rickshaw
  • 18471st theater opens in Hawaii
  • 18491st performance by US actor Edwin Booth (Richard III)
  • 1858John Holden hits 1st recorded home run (Brooklyn vs. NY)
  • 1861Battle of Carnifex Ferry VA, 170 casualities
  • 1869Baptist Minister invents rickshaw in Yokohama, Japan
  • 1870Dutch Jurist Cooperation forms
  • 1872Karl Marx speaks in Amsterdam
  • 1880Pierre de Brazza signs treaty with King Makoko of Congo
  • 18821st international conference to promote anti-semitism meets Dresden Germany (Congress for Safeguarding of Non-Jewish Interests)
  • 1884Congressman John R Lynch presides over Republican National Convention
  • 1897Police shoot at striking mine workers in Penns, kills 20
  • 18992nd quake in 7 days (8.6) hits Yakutat Bay, Alaska
  • 190020.3 cm rainfall at Elk Point, South Dakota (state record)
  • 1902Utrecht soccer team UVV forms
  • 1905Japanese battleship Mikasa explodes

Born on Sep 10

  • 1487Julius III: Counter-Reformation Pope (1550-55)
  • 1585Ercole Porta: Composer
  • 1588Nicholas Lanier: Composer
  • 1645Romeyn de Hooghe: Haarlem, Netherlands -- Painter / goldsmith
  • 1736Carter Braxton: US farmer / signer (Declaration of Independence)
  • 1751Bartolomeo Campagnoli: Italian violinist / composer / conductor
  • 1752John Soane: English architect (Bank of England, Soane Museum)
  • 1779Louis Alexandre Piccinni: Composer
  • 1787John Jordan Crittenden: MC (Union), died in 1863
  • 1810Albert Gallatin Blanchard: Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • 1815Eleazer Arthur Paine: Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
  • 1823Adolf von Doss: Composer
  • 1832Randall Lee Gibson: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1892
  • 1836Joseph Wheeler II: Major General (Confederacy / Cavalry / Army of Tennessee)
  • 1836Karl Merz: Composer
  • 1848William M Harnett: US painter (Old Violin)
  • 1854Anton CR Dreesmann: German / Netherlands manufacturer (Vroom & Dreesman)
  • 1857James E Keeler: United States -- Astronomer (rings of Saturn)
  • 1866Tor Bernhard Vilhelm Aulin: Composer
  • 1869Caro Roma: Composer
  • 1872Josephina "Frieda" Herberich: Actress (Verdoold Sheep)
  • 1875Paul Scheinpflug: Composer
  • 1877Georgia B D Camp Johnson: United States -- Poet / playwright (Autumn Love Cycle)
  • 1883Euphemia "Phemia" Molkenboer: Dutch author / poster artist
  • 1885Berthold Altaner: German church historian (Patrologie)
  • 1885Carl Clinton Van Doren: US literary (9th Wave)
  • 1885Johannes de Jong: Cardinal / Archbishop of Utrecht (Handbook)
  • 1887Giovanni Gronchi: President of Italy
  • 1889Vilem Petrzelka: Composer
  • 1890Franz Werfel: Austria -- Author (40 Days of Musa Dagh)

Died on Sep 10

  • 0918Boudouin II the Bare: Originator of Flanders territory
  • 0954Louis IV: Of overseas, King of France
  • 1279Robert Kilwardby / Anglicus: English philosopher / Cardinal
  • 1305Nicholas van Tolentino: Italian saint
  • 1382Louis I [the Great]: King of Hungary / Poland
  • 1419Jan zonder Vrees: Duke of Burgundy / Count of Flanders, murdered
  • 1419John the Fearless: Burgundy / French warrior, murdered at 48
  • 1547Pierlugi Faraese: Italian Son of Pope Paul III, murdered
  • 1600John Bruhesius [Bruhesen]: Bishop of Groningen
  • 1623John I Van de Velde: Calligrapher (Mirror of Write-Konste)
  • 1680Marco Uccellini: Composer
  • 1765Jacob Gilles: Pension advisor, dies at about 74
  • 1806Johann C Adelung: German translator / librarian, dies at 74
  • 1831George Guest: Composer, dies at 60
  • 1839Pieter Fontijn: Dutch painter, dies at 66
  • 1845Karl August von Lichtenstein: Composer, dies at 78
  • 1858Henry Wellington Greatorex: Composer, dies at 44
  • 1867Simon Sechter: Composer, dies at 78
  • 1868Franz Anton Adam Stockhausen: Composer, dies at 79
  • 1895Harrison Millard: Composer, dies at 64
  • 1898Elisabeth AE: Empress of Austria / Wife of Franz Joseph I, dies at 60
  • 1916Friedrich Gernsheim: Composer, dies at 77
  • 1922Arpad Szendy: Composer, dies at 59
  • 1931Alfonso Randano: Composer, dies at 78
  • 1932Percy Fletcher: Composer, dies at 52
  • 1934George Henschel: Composer, dies at 84
  • 1942Nachman N "Neddy" Bamberg: Actor, dies in Auschwitz at 63
  • 1944Jaap P Musch: Dutch resistance fighter, murdered by Nazis
  • 1945Vaino Raitio: Composer, dies at 54
  • 1951Giuseppe Mule: Composer, dies at 66

Historical events on September 11

  • 0813Charles the Great crowns Louis I Emperor
  • 1297Battle at Stirling Bridge, Scottish rebel Wm Wallace beats English
  • 1304Willem III becomes Earl of Holland
  • 1557Catholic and Lutheran theology debated in Worm
  • 1649Massacre of Drogheda-Cromwell kills 3,000 royalists
  • 1649Oliver Cromwell seizes Drogheda Ireland, most inhabitants massacred
  • 1697Battle at Zenta: Prince Eugen van Savoye beats Turkish superior power
  • 1709Battle at Malplaquet: Engl / Aust / Dutch Great Alliance beat France
  • 1714French and Spanish troops under Duke of Berwick occupy Barcelona
  • 1741Queen Maria Theresa addresses Hungarian Parliament
  • 1773Benjamin Franklin writes "There never was a good war or bad peace"
  • 1777Battle of Brandywine, Pa; Americans lose to British
  • 1786Annapolis Convention to determine interstate commerce
  • 1789Alexander Hamilton appointed 1st Secretary of Treasury
  • 1814Battle of Lake Champlain, NY; American Navy defeats British
  • 1831Charles Darwin meets with Captain Fitzroy at Plymouth
  • 18391st Canadian track and field meet held (Caer Howell Grounds)
  • 18471st singing of Stephen Fosters "Susanna" (in Pittsburgh)
  • 1850"Swedish Nightingale" Jenny Lind gives 1st US concert
  • 1852Olympia Columbian is 1st newspaper published north of Columbia R
  • 1857Mountain Meadows Massacre-120 colonists killed by indians in Utah
  • 18751st newspaper cartoon strip
  • 1877Rijkslandbouwhoge school opens in Wageningen
  • 1881Triple landslides bury Elm Switzerland
  • 1883James Cutler patents postal mail chute
  • 1885Moses Hopkins, named Minister to Liberia
  • 1889Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Crooked Man" (BG)
  • 1893Bronx Gas and Electric Company opens on Frisby and Tremont Ave
  • 1893Shaku Soen is 1st Zen teacher to visit the West (Chicago)
  • 1895FA Cup stolen in Birmingham

Born on September 11

  • 1458Bernardo Accolti [Unico Aretino]: Italian writer (Virginia)
  • 1476Louise of Savoye: French mother / regentes of King Francois I
  • 1522Ulisse Aldrovandi: Italian biologist / medical
  • 1523Pierre de Ronsard: Poet
  • 1525Johan Georg: Elector of Brandenburg (1571-91)
  • 1584Thomas Erpenius [van Erpe]: Dutch orientalist / arabist (grammar)
  • 1614Philipp Buchner: Composer
  • 1700James Thomson: Songwriter (Rule Britannia)
  • 1741Johann J Angel: German author (Herr Lorenz Stark)
  • 1753Friedrich August Baumbach: Composer
  • 1764Valentino Fioravanti: Composer
  • 1786Friedrich Kuhlau: Composer
  • 1798Franz E Neumann: German mineralogist / mathematician / physicist
  • 1806Joshua Blackwood Howell: Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1864
  • 1807Ignaz Lachner: Composer
  • 1813Conrad Feger Jackson: Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
  • 1835William Wirt Allen: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1894
  • 1838John Ireland: Irish / US Archbishop of St Paul
  • 1844George Clement Martin: Composer
  • 1861Juhani Aho: Fins journalist / writer (Panu, Tuomio)
  • 1874Heinrich Kaspar Schmid: Composer
  • 1876Alfonso Broqua: Composer
  • 1877Feliks E Dzjerzjinski: Lithuania -- Founder (KGB)
  • 1877James Jeans: England, United Kingdom -- Physicist / mathematician / astronomer
  • 1883Asta Nielsen: Copenhagen, Denmark -- Actress (Joyless Street)
  • 1883Grogorij J Zinovjev [Gerson Radomyslski]: Russian
  • 1885Herbert Stothart: Composer
  • 1890Marius Moaritz Ulfrstad: Composer
  • 1891Noel Gallon: Composer
  • 1892Pinto Colvig: Oregon, United States -- Animation voice (Goofy, Pluto)

Died on September 11

  • 1297Hugh de Cressingham: English treasurer, dies in battle
  • 1599Cornelis de Houtman: Navigator (1st Dutch trip to Java), murder at 35
  • 1630John de White: Calvinist / banker to Prague, commits suicide
  • 1646Johann Stobaeus: Composer, dies at 66
  • 1712Giovanni D Cassini: French astronomer
  • 1713John Foot: Lawyer, dies at 65
  • 1721Rudolph J Camerarius: German Physician (sexuality plans)
  • 1789Luca Sorkocevic: Composer, dies at 55
  • 1848Henri-Philippe Gerard: Composer, dies at 87
  • 1870Eugenio Lucas y Padilla: Spanish poet, dies at about 46
  • 1888Domingo F Sarmiento: President of Argentina (1868-74), dies at 77
  • 1892Charles-Louis-Adolphe Vogel: Composer, dies at 84
  • 1896Anton Joseph Bruckner: Composer, dies at 72
  • 1898Adolphe-Abraham Samuel: Composer, dies at 74
  • 1917Georges Guynemer: French WWI pilot, dies at 22
  • 1922Louis Coerne: Composer, dies at 52
  • 1924Mieczyslaw Surzynski: Composer, dies at 57
  • 1948Mohammed Ali Jinnah: 1st Governor of Pakistan (1947-48), dies at 71
  • 1950John C Smuts: Co-found British RAF / South African Prime Minister (1919..48), dies at 80
  • 1954Licinio Refice: Composer, dies at 69
  • 1957Petar Stojanovic: Composer, dies at 80
  • 1958Robert Lach: Composer, dies at 84
  • 1959Paul Douglas: Actor (Adventure Theater), dies at 52
  • 1966Charlie Cantor: Actor (Artie-Ray Bolger Show), dies at 68
  • 1970Chester Morris: Actor (Diagnosis: Unknown), dies at 69
  • 1971Nikita Khrushchev: Dies of a heart attack at 77
  • 1971Percy Helton: Actor (Homer-Beverly Hillbillies), dies at 77
  • 1973Salvador Allende Gossens: President Chile (1970-73), dies at 65
  • 1976Jan Kunc: Composer, dies at 93
  • 1977Don Blackman: Actor (Old Man & Sea, Desert Legion), dies at 65