What Happened in Sep 1860

  • Jane Addams Is Born

    Social reformer and pacifist Jane Addams was born on September 6, 1860 in Cedarville, Illinois. After graduating from Rockford College in 1881,... Read more

  • SS Lady Elgin Sinks in Lake Michigan

    The Lady Elgin was a luxury steamship that sank in Lake Michigan on the stormy night of September 8, 1860. Returning late from Chicago to Milwaukee... Read more