Historical Events For November - 21
Monday, 05 December 2016
0235 On this day in history st Anterus begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0496 St Gelasius I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0496 On November - 21 pope Gelasius I
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 On November - 21 frederik of Sierck/Zyrick becomes bishop of Utrecht
1481 Ikkyu Sojun, Zen head of Daitokuji temple, dies in Kyoto, Japan at 87 on this day in history.
1492 On November - 21 pinta under Martin A Pinzon separates from Columbus's fleet
1495 On November - 21 john Bale, England, bishop/anti-catholic playwright (Kynge Johan)
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 November - 21.
1580 Willem Van Hoorn, baron of Heze, governor of Brussels, executed on this day in history.
1610 On November - 21 benedict van Canfield, [William Fish], English missionary, dies
1620 On this day in history the Mayflower reaches Cap Cod
1620 Pilgrim Fathers reach America: Provincetown Harbor, Mass on November - 21.
1637 On this day in history catharina Questiers, Dutch poetess (Friend of Abandoned Child)
1645 Johann Lohner, composer on November - 21.
1654 On this day in history richard Johnson, a free black, granted 550 acres in Virginia
1683 Johann Michael Muller, composer on November - 21.
1692 On November - 21 carlo Fragoni, Italy, poet
1694 Voltaire, [Francois-Marie Arouet], France, writer, essayist, philosopher and playwright (Candide) (. 1778) on this day in history.
1695 Henry Purcell, English composer (Indian Queen), dies at 36 on November - 21.
1696 On this day in history j Vanbrughes "Relapse or Virtue in Danger," premieres in London
1710 On November - 21 barnardo Pasquini, composer, dies at 72
1724 On November - 21 john Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist
1728 Fjodor M graaf Apraksin, Russian gen-admiral, dies at about 57 on November - 21.
1729 Netherlands signs Treaty of Seville on this day in history.
1729 On this day in history josiah Bartlett, US physician/judge/signer (Decl of Independence)
1730 François de Troy, French portrait artist on November - 21.
1742 Alessandro Felici, composer on this day in history.
1759 On November - 21 battle at Maxen: Prussian army surrenders to Austrians
1768 On November - 21 friedrich Schleiermacher, German theologist/philosopher
1775 John Hill, British writer on November - 21.