September 1780 in history

September 1780 events chronologically

Sep 21 American Revolutionary War: Benedict Arnold gives the British the plans to West Point
Sep 23 American Revolution: British Major John André is arrested as a spy by American soldiers exposing Benedict Arnold's change of sides
Sep 24 Benedict Arnold flees to British Army lines when the arrest of British Major John André exposes Arnold's plot to surrender West Point

Top 7 most famous people born in September 1780

Sep 2 Fyodor Palen a Russian diplomat and administrator.
Sep 2 Lant Carpenter an English educator and Unitarian minister.
Sep 3 Heinrich Christian Schumacher a German-Danish astronomer.
Sep 22 Prince Alfred of Great Britain a member of the British Royal Family as the 14th child and ninth son of King George III and his queen consort Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. Alfred became ill after his inoculation against the smallpox virus; his early death at the age of nearly two, along with the demise of his brother Prince Octavius six months later, was a shock to their parents. In his later bouts of madness King George would have imagined conversations with both of his youngest sons
Sep 22 Joseph Agricol Viala a child hero in the French Revolutionary Army.
Sep 24 Hendrik Tollens a Dutch poet best known for Wien Neêrlands Bloed, the national anthem of the Netherlands between 1815 and 1932.
Sep 28 Élie duc Decazes a French statesman, known from 1815 to 1820 as 1st comte Decazes in France, 1st Duke of Glücksbierg in Denmark in 1818, and 1st duc Decazes in France in 1820.

Died in September 1780

Sep 8 Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont a French author who wrote the best known version of Beauty and the Beast. She had a relationship with the spy for the British Thomas Pichon
Sep 8 Enoch Poor a brigadier general in the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War. He was a ship builder and merchant from Exeter, New Hampshire
Sep 23 Marie Anne de Vichy-Chamrond marquise du Deffand a French hostess and patron of the arts.
Sep 23 Ernest Frederick III Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen a duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen.