Historical Events For November - 21
Sunday, 25 February 2018
0235 St Anterus begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0496 St Gelasius I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0496 Pope Gelasius I on November - 21.
0695 On November - 21 pope Sergius names Willibrord as archbishop Clemens of Friezen
1272 On November - 21 following Henry III of England's death on November 16, his son Prince Edward becomes King of England.
1317 Frederik of Sierck/Zyrick becomes bishop of Utrecht on this day in history.
1481 Ikkyu Sojun, Zen head of Daitokuji temple, dies in Kyoto, Japan at 87 on November - 21.
1492 Pinta under Martin A Pinzon separates from Columbus's fleet on November - 21.
1495 John Bale, England, bishop/anti-catholic playwright (Kynge Johan) on this day in history.
1555 Georg Agricola, [Bauer], German mineralogist (zinc), dies at 61 on November - 21.
1561 Carolus Scribani, Italian/Flemish jesuit/author on November - 21.
1579 Thomas Gresham, English merchant and financier on this day in history.
1580 On this day in history willem Van Hoorn, baron of Heze, governor of Brussels, executed
1610 Benedict van Canfield, [William Fish], English missionary, dies on November - 21.
1620 On November - 21 the Mayflower reaches Cap Cod
1620 On November - 21 pilgrim Fathers reach America: Provincetown Harbor, Mass
1637 On November - 21 catharina Questiers, Dutch poetess (Friend of Abandoned Child)
1645 On November - 21 johann Lohner, composer
1654 Richard Johnson, a free black, granted 550 acres in Virginia on November - 21.
1683 Johann Michael Muller, composer on November - 21.
1692 Carlo Fragoni, Italy, poet on November - 21.
1694 On November - 21 voltaire, [Francois-Marie Arouet], France, writer, essayist, philosopher and playwright (Candide) (. 1778)
1695 On this day in history henry Purcell, English composer (Indian Queen), dies at 36
1696 On this day in history j Vanbrughes "Relapse or Virtue in Danger," premieres in London
1710 Barnardo Pasquini, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1724 On this day in history john Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist
1728 On this day in history fjodor M graaf Apraksin, Russian gen-admiral, dies at about 57
1729 Netherlands signs Treaty of Seville on November - 21.
1729 On November - 21 josiah Bartlett, US physician/judge/signer (Decl of Independence)
1730 François de Troy, French portrait artist on November - 21.
1742 On this day in history alessandro Felici, composer
1759 On this day in history battle at Maxen: Prussian army surrenders to Austrians
1768 On this day in history friedrich Schleiermacher, German theologist/philosopher
1775 On November - 21 john Hill, British writer