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Here are the famous people who were born in September. Look down the list and see if the person born on the day of the month matches yours if you were born in September.

 

  • 1653 – Johann Pachelbel, German organist, composer, and educator (d. 1706)
  • 1689 – Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer, Bohemian architect, designed Ss. Cyril and Methodius Cathedral (d. 1751)
  • 1711 – William IV, Prince of Orange (d. 1759)
  • 1726 – Johann Becker, German organist, composer, and educator (d. 1803)
  • 1795 – James Gordon Bennett, Sr., American publisher, founded the New York Herald (d. 1872)
  • 1799 – Ferenc Gyulay, Hungarian-Austrian commander and politician (d. 1868)
  • 1818 – José María Castro Madriz, Costa Rican lawyer and politician, 1st President of Costa Rica (d. 1892)

 

2

  • 1661 – Georg Böhm, German organist and composer (d. 1733)
  • 1675 – William Somervile, English poet and author (d. 1742)
  • 1753 – Marie Joséphine of Savoy (d. 1810)
  • 1778 – Louis Bonaparte, French-Dutch king (d. 1846)
  • 1805 – Esteban Echeverría, Argentinian poet and author (d. 1851)
  • 1810 – Lysander Button, American engineer (d. 1898)
  • 1810 – William Seymour Tyler, American historian and educator (d. 1897)
  • 1812 – William Fox, English-New Zealand lawyer and politician, 2nd Prime Minister of New Zealand (d. 1893)
  • 1820 – Lucretia Hale, American journalist and author (d. 1900)
  • 1830 – William P. Frye, American lawyer and politician (d. 1911)
  • 1838 – Liliuokalani of Hawaii (d. 1917)

 

3

  • 1675 – Paul Dudley, American lawyer and jurist (d. 1751)
  • 1693 – Charles Radclyffe, English captain and politician (d. 1746)
  • 1695 – Pietro Locatelli, Italian viola player and composer (d. 1764)
  • 1710 – Abraham Trembley, Swiss biologist and zoologist (d. 1784)
  • 1724 – Guy Carleton, 1st Baron Dorchester, Irish-English general and politician, 21st Governor General of Canada (d. 1808)
  • 1781 – Eugène de Beauharnais, French general and politician (d. 1824)
  • 1803 – Prudence Crandall, American educator (d. 1890)
  • 1810 – Paul Kane, Irish-Canadian painter (d. 1871)
  • 1811 – John Humphrey Noyes, American activist, founded the Oneida Community (d. 1886)
  • 1814 – James Joseph Sylvester, English mathematician and academic (d. 1897)
  • 1820 – George Hearst, American businessman and politician (d. 1891)
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4

  • 1681 – Carl Heinrich Biber, Austrian violinist and composer (d. 1749)
  • 1717 – Job Orton, English minister and author (d. 1783)
  • 1755 – Axel von Fersen the Younger, Swedish general and politician (d. 1810)
  • 1768 – François-René de Chateaubriand, French historian and politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs for France (d. 1848)
  • 1776 – Stephen Whitney, American businessman (d. 1860)
  • 1798 – Raynold Kaufgetz, Swiss soldier, economist, and politician (d. 1869)
  • 1803 – Sarah Childress Polk, American wife of James K. Polk, 14th First Lady of the United States (d. 1891)
  • 1809 – Manuel Montt, Chilean scholar and politician, 6th President of Chile (d. 1880)
  • 1809 – Juliusz Słowacki, Polish poet and playwright (d. 1849)
  • 1824 – Anton Bruckner, Austrian organist and composer (d. 1896)
  • 1825 – Dadabhai Naoroji, Indian academic and politician, President of the Indian National Congress (d. 1917)
  • 1826 – Martin Wiberg, Swedish philosopher and engineer (d. 1905)
  • 1832 – Antonio Agliardi, Italian cardinal (d. 1915)

 

5

  • 1638 – Louis XIV of France (d. 1715)
  • 1666 – Gottfried Arnold, German historian and theologian (d. 1714)
  • 1667 – Giovanni Girolamo Saccheri, Italian priest, mathematician, and philosopher (d. 1733)
  • 1694 – František Václav Míča, Czech conductor and composer (d. 1744)
  • 1695 – Carl Gustaf Tessin, Swedish politician and diplomat (d. 1770)
  • 1722 – Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony (d. 1763)
  • 1725 – Jean-Étienne Montucla, French mathematician and theorist (d. 1799)
  • 1735 – Johann Christian Bach, German-English viol player and composer (d. 1782)
  • 1750 – Robert Fergusson, Scottish poet and author (d. 1774)
  • 1769 – John Shortland, English commander (d. 1810)
  • 1771 – Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen (d. 1847)
  • 1772 – Fath-Ali Shah Qajar, Iranian king (d. 1834)
  • 1774 – Caspar David Friedrich, German painter and etcher (d. 1840)
  • 1775 – Juan Martín Díez, Spanish general (d. 1825)
  • 1781 – Anton Diabelli, Austrian composer and publisher (d. 1858)
  • 1787 – François Sulpice Beudant, French mineralogist and geologist (d. 1850)
  • 1791 – Giacomo Meyerbeer, German pianist and composer (d. 1864)
  • 1792 – Ours-Pierre-Armand Petit-Dufrénoy, French geologist and mineralogist (d. 1857)
  • 1806 – Christophe Léon Louis Juchault de Lamoricière, French general and politician, French Minister of War (d. 1865)
  • 1817 – Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy, Russian poet, author, and playwright (d. 1875)
  • 1818 – Edmund Kennedy, Australian explorer and surveyor (d. 1848)
  • 1826 – John Wisden, English cricketer and businessman (d. 1884)
  • 1827 – Goffredo Mameli, Italian poet and songwriter (d. 1849)
  • 1831 – Victorien Sardou, French author and playwright (d. 1908)
  • 1833 – George Huntington Hartford, American businessman (d. 1917)
  • 1836 – Justiniano Borgoño, Peruvian soldier and politician, 57th President of Peru (d. 1921)

 

6

  • 1711 – Henry Muhlenberg, German-American pastor and missionary (d. 1787)
  • 1729 – Moses Mendelssohn, German philosopher and theologian (d. 1786)
  • 1732 – Johan Wilcke, Swedish physicist and academic (d. 1796)
  • 1757 – Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, French general (d. 1834)
  • 1766 – John Dalton, English chemist, meteorologist, and physicist (d. 1844)
  • 1781 – Vincent Novello, English composer and publisher (d. 1861)
  • 1795 – Frances Wright, Scottish-American author and activist (d. 1852)
  • 1800 – Catharine Beecher, American educator and activist (d. 1878)
  • 1802 – Alcide d'Orbigny, French zoologist, palaeontologist, and geologist (d. 1857)
  • 1808 – Abdelkader El Djezairi, Algerian emir (d. 1883)
  • 1814 – George-Étienne Cartier, Canadian lawyer and politician, 9th Premier of East Canada (d. 1873)
  • 1815 – St. John Richardson Liddell, American general (d. 1870)
  • 1817 – Alexander Tilloch Galt, English-Canadian businessman and politician, 1st Canadian Minister of Finance (d. 1893)
  • 1819 – William Rosecrans, American general, politician, and diplomat, United States Ambassador to Mexico (d. 1898)
  • 1829 – Maria Zakrzewska, German-American physician (d. 1902)
  • 1838 – Samuel Arnold, American conspirator (d. 1906)

 

7

  • 1694 – Johan Ludvig Holstein-Ledreborg, Danish politician, Danish Minister of State (d. 1763)
  • 1705 – Matthäus Günther, German painter (d. 1788)
  • 1707 – Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, French mathematician, cosmologist, and author (d. 1788)
  • 1726 – François-André Danican Philidor, French chess player and composer (d. 1795)
  • 1740 – Johan Tobias Sergel, Swedish sculptor and illustrator (d. 1814)
  • 1777 – Heinrich Stölzel, German horn player and composer (d. 1844)
  • 1791 – Giuseppe Gioachino Belli Italian poet and author (d. 1863)
  • 1795 – John William Polidori, English physician and author (d. 1821)
  • 1801 – Hortense Allart, Italian-French author (d. 1879)
  • 1801 – Sarel Cilliers, South African preacher and activist (d.1871)
  • 1807 – Henry Sewell, English lawyer and politician, 1st Prime Minister of New Zealand (d. 1879)
  • 1810 – Hermann Heinrich Gossen, Prussian economist and academic (d. 1858)
  • 1811 – Karl Anton, Prince of Hohenzollern (d. 1885)
  • 1813 – Emil Korytko Polish activist and translator (d. 1839)
  • 1815 – John McDouall Stuart, Scottish explorer and surveyor (d. 1866)
  • 1817 – Louise of Hesse-Kassel (d. 1898)
  • 1818 – Thomas Talbot, American businessman and politician, 31st Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1886)
  • 1819 – Thomas A. Hendricks, American lawyer and politician, 21st Vice President of the United States (d. 1885)
  • 1829 – August Kekulé, German chemist and academic (d. 1896)
  • 1831 – Alexandre Falguière, French sculptor and painter (d. 1900)
  • 1836 – Henry Campbell-Bannerman, Scottish merchant and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1908)
  • 1836 – August Toepler, German physicist and academic (d. 1912)

 

  • 1727 – A barn fire during a puppet show in the village of Burwell in Cambridgeshire, England kills 78 people, many of whom are children.
  • 1755 – French and Indian War: Battle of Lake George.
  • 1756 – French and Indian War: Kittanning Expedition.
  • 1761 – Marriage of King George III of the United Kingdom to Duchess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.
  • 1775 – The unsuccessful Rising of the Priests in Malta.
  • 1781 – American Revolutionary War: The Battle of Eutaw Springs in South Carolina, the war's last significant battle in the Southern theater, ends in a narrow British tactical victory.
  • 1793 – French Revolutionary Wars: Battle of Hondschoote.
  • 1796 – French Revolutionary Wars: Battle of Bassano: French forces defeat Austrian troops at Bassano del Grappa.
  • 1810 – The Tonquin sets sail from New York Harbor with 33 employees of John Jacob Astor's newly created Pacific Fur Company on board. After a six-month journey around the tip of South America, the ship arrives at the mouth of the Columbia River and Astor's men establish the fur-trading town of Astoria, Oregon.
  • 1831 – William IV and Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen are crowned King and Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
  • 1831 – November Uprising: Battle of Warsaw ends, effectively ending the Insurrection.

 

  • 1700 – Princess Anna Sophie of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt (d. 1780)
  • 1711 – Thomas Hutchinson, American historian and politician, Governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay (d. 1780)
  • 1721 – Fredrik Henrik af Chapman, Swedish admiral and shipbuilder (d. 1808)
  • 1731 – Francisco Javier Clavijero, Mexican priest, historian, and scholar (d. 1787)
  • 1737 – Luigi Galvani, Italian physician and physicist (d. 1798)
  • 1754 – William Bligh, English admiral and politician, 4th Governor of New South Wales (d. 1817)
  • 1755 – Benjamin Bourne, American judge and politician (d. 1808)
  • 1777 – James Carr, American soldier and politician (d. 1818)
  • 1778 – Clemens Brentano, German poet and author (d. 1842)
  • 1807 – Richard Chenevix Trench, Irish-English archbishop and philologist (d. 1886)
  • 1823 – Joseph Leidy, American paleontologist and academic (d. 1891)
  • 1828 – Leo Tolstoy, Russian author and playwright (d. 1910)
  • 1834 – Joseph Henry Shorthouse, English author (d. 1903)
  • 1839 – Devil Anse Hatfield, American guerrilla leader (d. 1921)

 

10 

  • 1714 – Niccolò Jommelli, Italian composer (d. 1774)
  • 1753 – John Soane, English architect and academic, designed the Royal Academy and Freemasons' Hall (d. 1837)
  • 1758 – Hannah Webster Foster, American author (d. 1840)
  • 1786 – Nicolás Bravo, Mexican soldier and politician, 11th President of Mexico (d. 1854)
  • 1786 – William Mason, American surgeon and politician (d. 1860)
  • 1788 – Jacques Boucher de Crèvecœur de Perthes, French archaeologist and author (d. 1868)
  • 1801 – Marie Laveau, American voodoo practitioner (d. 1881)
  • 1821 – William Jervois, English captain, engineer, and politician, 10th Governor of South Australia (d. 1897)
  • 1836 – Joseph Wheeler, American general and politician (d. 1906)

 

11

  • 1681 – Johann Gottlieb Heineccius, German academic and jurist (d. 1741)
  • 1700 – James Thomson, Scottish poet and playwright (d. 1748)
  • 1711 – William Boyce, English organist and composer (d. 1779)
  • 1723 – Johann Bernhard Basedow, German author and educator (d. 1790)
  • 1751 – Princess Charlotte of Saxe-Meiningen (d. 1827)
  • 1764 – Valentino Fioravanti, Italian organist and composer (d. 1837)
  • 1771 – Mungo Park, Scottish surgeon and explorer (d. 1806)
  • 1786 – Friedrich Kuhlau, German-Danish pianist and composer (d. 1832)
  • 1798 – Franz Ernst Neumann, German mineralogist and physicist (d. 1895)
  • 1800 – Daniel S. Dickinson, American lawyer and politician, 13th Lieutenant Governor of New York (d. 1866)
  • 1816 – Carl Zeiss, German lens maker, created the Optical instrument (d. 1888)
  • 1825 – Eduard Hanslick, Bohemian-Austrian musicologist and critic (d. 1904)
  • 1836 – Fitz Hugh Ludlow, American journalist, author, and explorer (d. 1870)
  • 1838 – John Ireland, Irish-American archbishop (d. 1918)

 

12

  • 1688 – Ferdinand Brokoff, Czech sculptor (d. 1731)
  • 1690 – Peter Dens, Flemish theologian and academic (d. 1775)
  • 1725 – Guillaume Le Gentil, French astronomer (d. 1792)
  • 1736 – Hsinbyushin, Burmese king (d. 1776)
  • 1740 – Johann Heinrich Jung, German author and academic (d. 1817)
  • 1768 – Benjamin Carr, English-American singer-songwriter, educator, and publisher (d. 1831)
  • 1797 – Samuel Joseph May, American activist (d. 1871)
  • 1812 – Edward Shepherd Creasy, English historian and jurist (d. 1878)
  • 1812 – Richard March Hoe, American engineer and businessman, invented the Rotary printing press (d. 1886)
  • 1818 – Richard Jordan Gatling, American inventor, invented the Gatling gun (d. 1903)
  • 1818 – Theodor Kullak, German pianist, composer, and educator (d. 1882)
  • 1830 – William Sprague, American businessman and politician, 27th Governor of Rhode Island (d. 1915)
  • 1837 – Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse (d. 1892)

 

13

  • 1676 – Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans, French wife of Leopold, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1741)
  • 1761 – Santō Kyōden, Japanese poet and author (d. 1816)
  • 1766 – Samuel Wilson, American meat-packer, namesake of Uncle Sam (d. 1854)
  • 1775 – Laura Secord, American-Canadian war heroine (d. 1868)
  • 1802 – Arnold Ruge, German philosopher and author (d. 1880)
  • 1813 – John Sedgwick, American general and educator (d. 1864)
  • 1819 – Clara Schumann, German pianist and composer (d. 1896)
  • 1830 – Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, Austrian author (d. 1916)

 

14

  • 1656 – Thomas Baker, English historian and author (d. 1746)
  • 1713 – Johann Kies, German astronomer and mathematician (d. 1781)
  • 1721 – Eliphalet Dyer, American colonel, lawyer, and politician (d. 1807)
  • 1736 – Robert Raikes, English philanthropist and Anglican layman (d. 1811)
  • 1737 – Michael Haydn, Austrian composer (d. 1806)
  • 1769 – Alexander von Humboldt, German geographer and explorer (d. 1859)
  • 1774 – Lord William Bentinck, English general and politician, 14th Governor-General of India (d. 1839)
  • 1791 – Franz Bopp, German linguist and academic (d. 1867)
  • 1804 – John Gould, English ornithologist and illustrator (d. 1881)
  • 1804 – Louis Désiré Maigret, French bishop (d. 1882)
  • 1837 – Nikolai Bugaev, Georgian-Russian mathematician and philosopher (d. 1903)

 

15

  • 1649 – Titus Oates, English minister, fabricated the Popish Plot (d. 1705)
  • 1666 – Sophia Dorothea of Celle (d. 1726)
  • 1690 – Ignazio Prota, Italian composer and educator (d. 1748)
  • 1715 – Jean-Baptiste Vaquette de Gribeauval, French general and engineer (d. 1789)
  • 1736 – Jean Sylvain Bailly, French astronomer, mathematician, and politician, 1st Mayor of Paris (d. 1793)
  • 1759 – Cornelio Saavedra, Argentinean general and politician (d. 1829)
  • 1760 – Bogislav Friedrich Emanuel von Tauentzien, Prussian general (d. 1824)
  • 1765 – Manuel Maria Barbosa du Bocage, Portuguese poet and author (d. 1805)
  • 1789 – James Fenimore Cooper, American novelist and historian (d. 1851)
  • 1815 – Halfdan Kjerulf, Norwegian composer (d. 1868)
  • 1819 – Cyprien Tanguay, Canadian priest and historian (d. 1902)
  • 1828 – Alexander Butlerov, Russian chemist and academic (d. 1886)
  • 1830 – Porfirio Díaz, Mexican general and politician, 29th President of Mexico (d. 1915) 

 

16

  • 1651 – Engelbert Kaempfer, German physician and botanist (d. 1716)
  • 1666 – Antoine Parent, French mathematician and theorist (d. 1716)
  • 1678 – Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke, English philosopher and politician, Secretary of State for the Southern Department (d. 1751)
  • 1716 – Angelo Maria Amorevoli, Italian tenor (d. 1798)
  • 1722 – Gabriel Christie, Scottish-Canadian general (d. 1799)
  • 1725 – Nicolas Desmarest, French geologist, zoologist, and author (d. 1815)
  • 1745 – Mikhail Kutuzov, Russian field marshal (d. 1813)
  • 1777 – Nathan Mayer Rothschild, German-English banker and financier (d. 1836)
  • 1782 – Daoguang Emperor of China (d. 1850)
  • 1823 – Francis Parkman, American historian and author (d. 1893)
  • 1827 – Jean Albert Gaudry, French geologist and palaeontologist (d. 1908)
  • 1828 – Per Pålsson, Swedish murderer
  • 1830 – Patrick Francis Moran, Irish-Australian cardinal (d. 1911)
  • 1837 – Pedro V of Portugal (d. 1861)

 

17

  • 1639 – Hans Herr, Swiss bishop (d. 1725)
  • 1674 – Ernest Augustus, Duke of York and Albany (d. 1728)
  • 1677 – Stephen Hales, English physiologist and chemist, invented Forceps (d. 1761)
  • 1687 – Durastante Natalucci, Italian historian and scholar (d. 1772)
  • 1688 – Maria Luisa of Savoy (d. 1714)
  • 1730 – Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, Prussian general (d. 1794)
  • 1739 – John Rutledge, American judge and politician, 2nd Chief Justice of the United States (d. 1800)
  • 1743 – Marquis de Condorcet, French mathematician and political scientist (d. 1794)
  • 1771 – Johann August Apel, German jurist and author (d. 1816)
  • 1773 – Jonathan Alder, American captain and farmer (d. 1849)
  • 1783 – Nadezhda Durova, Russian officer (d. 1866)
  • 1819 – Marthinus Wessel Pretorius, South African general and politician, 1st President of the South African Republic (d. 1901)
  • 1820 – Émile Augier, French playwright (d. 1889)
  • 1825 – Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II, American politician and jurist (d. 1893)
  • 1826 – Bernhard Riemann, German-Italian mathematician and academic (d. 1866) 

 

18

  • 1643 – Gilbert Burnet, Scottish bishop, historian, and theologian (d. 1715)
  • 1676 – Eberhard Louis, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1733)
  • 1684 – Johann Gottfried Walther, German organist and composer (d. 1748)
  • 1709 – Samuel Johnson, English Essayist, lexicographer, biographer, poet (d. 1784)
  • 1711 – Ignaz Holzbauer, Austrian composer (d. 1783)
  • 1733 – George Read, American lawyer and politician, 3rd Governor of Delaware (d. 1798)
  • 1750 – Tomás de Iriarte y Oropesa, Spanish poet and playwright (d. 1791)
  • 1752 – Adrien-Marie Legendre, French mathematician and theorist (d. 1833)
  • 1765 – Pope Gregory XVI (d. 1846)
  • 1779 – Joseph Story, American lawyer and jurist (d. 1845)
  • 1786 – Christian VIII of Denmark (d. 1848)
  • 1786 – Justinus Kerner, German poet and author (d. 1862)
  • 1812 – Herschel Vespasian Johnson, American lawyer and politician, 41st Governor of Georgia (d. 1880)
  • 1819 – Léon Foucault, French physicist (d. 1868)
  • 1837 – Aires de Ornelas e Vasconcelos, Portuguese archbishop (d. 1880)
  • 1838 – Anton Mauve, Dutch painter (d. 1888)

 

19

  • 1749 – Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, French mathematician and astronomer (d. 1822)
  • 1754 – John Ross Key, American lieutenant, lawyer, and judge (d. 1821)
  • 1759 – William Kirby, English entomologist (d. 1850)
  • 1774 – Giuseppe Caspar Mezzofanti, Italian cardinal (d. 1849)
  • 1778 – Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux, Scottish lawyer and politician, Lord Chancellor (d. 1868)
  • 1796 – Hartley Coleridge, English poet and author (d. 1849)
  • 1802 – Lajos Kossuth, Hungarian journalist, lawyer, and politician, Governor-President of Hungary (d. 1894)
  • 1803 – Maria Anna of Savoy (d. 1884)
  • 1811 – Orson Pratt, American religious leader (d. 1881)
  • 1828 – Fridolin Anderwert, Swiss judge and politician, President of the Swiss National Council (d. 1880) 

 

20

  • 1685 – Giuseppe Matteo Alberti, Italian violinist and composer (d. 1751)
  • 1746 – Maurice Benyovszky, Slovak-Hungarian explorer (d. 1786)
  • 1758 – Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Haitian emperor (d. 1806)
  • 1778 – Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen, Russian admiral, cartographer, and explorer (d. 1852)
  • 1800 – Benjamin Franklin White, American singer (d. 1879)
  • 1820 – John F. Reynolds, American general (d. 1863)
  • 1831 – Kate Harrington, American poet and educator (d. 1917)
  • 1833 – Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Italian soldier and journalist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1918) 

 

21

  • 1645 – Louis Jolliet, Canadian explorer (d. 1700)
  • 1706 – Polyxena of Hesse-Rotenburg (d. 1735)
  • 1756 – John Loudon McAdam, Scottish engineer (d. 1836)
  • 1758 – Christopher Gore, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 8th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1827)
  • 1760 – Ivan Dmitriev, Russian poet and politician, Minister of Justice for Imperial Russia (d. 1837)
  • 1819 – Princess Louise Marie Thérèse of Artois (d. 1864) 

 

22

  • 1680 – Barthold Heinrich Brockes, German poet (d. 1747)
  • 1694 – Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1773)
  • 1715 – Jean-Étienne Guettard, French mineralogist and botanist (d. 1786)
  • 1741 – Peter Simon Pallas, German zoologist and botanist (d. 1811)
  • 1743 – Quintin Craufurd, Scottish author (d. 1819)
  • 1762 – Elizabeth Simcoe, English-Canadian painter and author (d. 1850)
  • 1765 – Paolo Ruffini, Italian mathematician and philosopher (d. 1822)
  • 1788 – Theodore Hook, English composer and educator (d. 1841)
  • 1791 – Michael Faraday, English physicist and chemist (d. 1867)
  • 1819 – Wilhelm Wattenbach, German historian and academic (d. 1897)
  • 1829 – Tự Đức, Vietnamese emperor (d. 1883)
  • 1835 – Alexander Potebnja, Ukrainian linguist and philosopher (d. 1891) 

 

23

  • 1647 – Joseph Dudley, American politician, Governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay (d. 1720)
  • 1650 – Jeremy Collier, English bishop and theologian (d. 1726)
  • 1713 – Ferdinand VI of Spain (d. 1759)
  • 1740 – Empress Go-Sakuramachi of Japan (d. 1813)
  • 1759 – Marie Clotilde of France (d. 1802)
  • 1771 – Emperor Kōkaku of Japan (d. 1840)
  • 1778 – Mariano Moreno, Argentinian journalist, lawyer, and politician (d. 1811)
  • 1781 – Princess Juliane of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (d. 1860)
  • 1791 – Johann Franz Encke, German astronomer and academic (d. 1865)
  • 1791 – Theodor Körner, German soldier and author (d. 1813)
  • 1800 – William Holmes McGuffey, American educator and author (d. 1873)
  • 1819 – Hippolyte Fizeau, French physicist and academic (d. 1896)
  • 1838 – Victoria Woodhull, American journalist and activist (d. 1927) 

 

24

  • 1705 – Count Leopold Joseph von Daun, Austrian field marshal (d. 1766)
  • 1717 – Horace Walpole, English historian, author, and politician (d. 1797)
  • 1755 – John Marshall, American captain, jurist, and politician, 4th United States Secretary of State (d. 1835)
  • 1761 – F.L.Æ. Kunzen, German-Danish composer and conductor (d. 1817)
  • 1796 – Antoine-Louis Barye, French sculptor (d. 1875)
  • 1801 – Mikhail Ostrogradsky, Ukrainian-Russian mathematician and physicist (d. 1862)
  • 1802 – Adolphe d'Archiac, French paleontologist and geologist (d. 1868)
  • 1817 – Ramón de Campoamor y Campoosorio, Spanish poet and philosopher (d. 1901)
  • 1829 – Charles S. West, American jurist and politician, Secretary of State of Texas (d. 1885) 

 

25

  • 1644 – Ole Rømer, Danish astronomer and instrument maker (d. 1710)
  • 1663 – Johann Nikolaus Hanff, German organist and composer (d. 1711)
  • 1683 – Jean-Philippe Rameau, French composer and theorist (d. 1764)
  • 1694 – Henry Pelham, English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1754)
  • 1711 – Qianlong Emperor of China (d. 1799)
  • 1738 – Nicholas Van Dyke, American lawyer and politician, 7th Governor of Delaware (d. 1789)
  • 1741 – Wenzel Pichl, Czech violinist, composer, and director (d. 1805)
  • 1744 – Frederick William II of Prussia (d. 1797)
  • 1758 – Josepha Barbara Auernhammer, Austrian pianist and composer (d. 1820)
  • 1764 – Fletcher Christian, English sailor (d. 1793)
  • 1766 – Armand-Emmanuel de Vignerot du Plessis, Duc de Richelieu, French general and politician, 2nd Prime Minister of France (d. 1822)
  • 1771 – Nikolay Raevsky, Russian general and politician (d. 1829)
  • 1773 – Agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist and author (d. 1856)
  • 1780 – Jason Fairbanks, American murderer (d. 1801)
  • 1782 – Charles Maturin, Irish author and playwright (d. 1824)
  • 1798 – Jean-Baptiste Élie de Beaumont, French geologist and engineer (d. 1874)
  • 1816 – Georg August Rudolph, German politician, 3rd Mayor of Marburg (d. 1893)
  • 1825 – William Pitt Ballinger, American lawyer and politician (d. 1888)
  • 1825 – Joachim Heer, Swiss politician, President of the National Council (d. 1879)

 

26

  • 1711 – Richard Grenville-Temple, 2nd Earl Temple, English politician, First Lord of the Admiralty (d. 1779)
  • 1750 – Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood, English admiral (d. 1810)
  • 1758 – Cosme Argerich, Argentinian physician (d. 1820)
  • 1767 – Wenzel Müller, Austrian composer and conductor (d. 1835)
  • 1774 – Johnny Appleseed, American environmentalist (d. 1845)
  • 1791 – Théodore Géricault, French painter and lithographer (d. 1824)
  • 1792 – William Hobson, Irish-New Zealand explorer and politician, 1st Governor of New Zealand (d. 1842)
  • 1820 – Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Indian philosopher, painter, and academic (d. 1891)

 

27

  • 1627 – Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet, French bishop and theologian (d. 1704)
  • 1643 – Solomon Stoddard, American pastor (d. 1729)
  • 1657 – Sophia Alekseyevna of Russia (d. 1704)
  • 1677 – Giovanni Carlo Maria Clari, Italian violinist and composer (d. 1754)
  • 1696 – Alphonsus Maria de' Liguori, Italian bishop and saint (d. 1787)
  • 1719 – Abraham Gotthelf Kästner, German mathematician and epigrammatist (d. 1800)
  • 1722 – Samuel Adams, American philosopher and politician, 4th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1803)
  • 1729 – Michael Denis, Austrian lepidopterist, author, and poet (d. 1800)
  • 1739 – Francis Russell, Marquess of Tavistock, Irish politician (d. 1767)
  • 1765 – Antoine Philippe de La Trémoille, French general (d. 1794)
  • 1772 – Martha Jefferson Randolph, American wife of Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr. (d. 1836)
  • 1803 – Samuel Francis Du Pont, American admiral (d. 1865)
  • 1805 – George Müller, German-English evangelist and missionary, founded the Ashley Down Orphanage (d. 1898)
  • 1818 – Hermann Kolbe, German chemist and academic (d. 1884)
  • 1821 – Henri-Frédéric Amiel, Swiss philosopher, poet, and critic (d. 1881)
  • 1824 – William "Bull" Nelson, American general (d. 1862)
  • 1830 – William Babcock Hazen, American general (d. 1887)
  • 1838 – Lawrence Sullivan Ross, American general and politician, 19th Governor of Texas (d. 1898) 

 

28

  • 1681 – Johann Mattheson, German composer, lexicographer, and diplomat (d. 1764)
  • 1705 – Henry Fox, 1st Baron Holland, English politician, Secretary of State for the Southern Department (d. 1774)
  • 1705 – Johann Peter Kellner, German organist and composer (d. 1772)
  • 1746 – William Jones, English-Welsh philologist and scholar (d. 1794)
  • 1765 – Frederick Christian II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (d. 1814)
  • 1803 – Prosper Mérimée, French archaeologist, historian, and author (d. 1870)
  • 1809 – Alvan Wentworth Chapman, American physician and botanist (d. 1899)
  • 1819 – Narcís Monturiol i Estarriol, Catalan engineer (d. 1885)
  • 1821 – Jonathan Clarkson Gibbs, American minister and politician (d. 1874)
  • 1823 – Alexandre Cabanel, French painter and educator (d. 1889)
  • 1824 – Francis Turner Palgrave, English poet and critic (d. 1897)
  • 1836 – Thomas Crapper, English plumber, invented the ballcock (d. 1910)

 

29

  • 1636 – Thomas Tenison, English archbishop (d. 1715)
  • 1639 – William Russell, Lord Russell, English politician (d. 1683)
  • 1640 – Antoine Coysevox, French sculptor (d. 1720)
  • 1674 – Jacques-Martin Hotteterre, French flute player and composer (d. 1763)
  • 1678 – Adrien Maurice de Noailles, French soldier and politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs for France (d. 1766)
  • 1691 – Richard Challoner, English bishop (d. 1781)
  • 1703 – François Boucher, French painter (d. 1770)
  • 1718 – Nikita Ivanovich Panin, Russian politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs for Russia (d. 1783)
  • 1725 – Robert Clive, English general and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Montgomeryshire (d. 1774)
  • 1758 – Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, English admiral (d. 1805)
  • 1766 – Charlotte, Princess Royal of England (d. 1828)
  • 1786 – Guadalupe Victoria, Mexican general, lawyer, and politician, 1st President of Mexico (d. 1843)
  • 1803 – Mercator Cooper, American captain and explorer (d. 1872)
  • 1803 – Jacques Charles François Sturm, French mathematician and theorist (d. 1850)
  • 1808 – Henry Bennett, American lawyer and politician (d. 1868)
  • 1809 – William Ewart Gladstone, English politician (d. 1898)
  • 1810 – Elizabeth Gaskell, English author (d. 1865)
  • 1816 – Paul Féval, père, French author and playwright (d. 1887)

 

30

  • 1689 – Jacques Aubert, French violinist and composer (d. 1753)
  • 1700 – Stanisław Konarski, Polish monk, poet, and playwright (d. 1773)
  • 1710 – John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford, English politician, Lord President of the Council (d. 1771)
  • 1715 – Étienne Bonnot de Condillac, French epistemologist and philosopher (d. 1780)
  • 1732 – Jacques Necker, Swiss-French politician, Prime Minister of France (d. 1804)
  • 1743 – Christian Ehregott Weinlig, German cantor and composer (d. 1813)
  • 1760 – Michele Cachia, Maltese architect and military engineer (d. 1839)
  • 1765 – José María Morelos, Mexican general (d. 1815)
  • 1800 – Decimus Burton, English architect, designed the Pharos Lighthouse (d. 1881)
  • 1801 – Jerónimo Espejo, Argentinian general (d. 1889)
  • 1811 – Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (d. 1890)
  • 1813 – John Rae, Scottish physician and explorer (d. 1893)
  • 1827 – Ellis H. Roberts, American politician, 20th Treasurer of the United States (d. 1918)
  • 1832 – Ann Jarvis, American activist, co-founded Mother's Day (d. 1905)