Polish history timeline – September

This month in history… September
1264, September 8 – Statute of Kalisz creates a ‘Jewish Nation’ in Poland
1288, September 30 – Death of King Leszek Czarny (Leszek II)
1374, September 17 – Privilege of Koszyce, leading to the ascension of Queen Jadwiga to the throne
1382, September 10 – Death of King Louis I of Hungary
1422, September 27 – Treaty of Melno ends Gollub War against Teutonic Knights
1492, September 23 – Coronation of King Jan I Olbracht
1635, September 12 – Treaty of Sztumska Wieś creates truce between Poland and Sweden
1651, September 28 – Treaty of Bila Tserkva brings peace between Poland and the Cossacks
1657, September 19 – Treaty of Bydgoszcz creates alliance between Poland and Prussia
1658, September 16 – Treaty of Hadiach, between Poland and the Cossacks
1668, September 16 – Abdication of King Jan II Kazimierz Waza
1669, September 29 – Coronation of King Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki
1697, September 15 – Coronation of King August II Mocny
1706, September 24 – Treaty of Altranstadt, leading to peace with Sweden and King August’s abdication
1764, September 7 – Election of King Stanisław August Poniatowksi
1908, September 26 – Bezdan train robbery, led by Józef Piłsudski
1939, September 1 – Invasion of Poland begins second world war
1939, September 2 – Nazis massacre inhabitants of Torzeniec
1939, September 3 – Bloody Sunday murders around Bydgoszcz
1939, September 9 – Polish POWs massacred at Ciepielów
1939, September 13 – German Air Force destroy Frampol
1939, September 17 – Soviets invade Poland
1939, September 18 – Polish submarine Orzeł escapes Tallinn – Russia retaliates by annexing Estonia

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