Historical Events For November - 21
Friday, 24 November 2017
0235 St Anterus begins his reign as Catholic Pope on November - 21.
0496 St Gelasius I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0496 Pope Gelasius I on this day in history.
0695 On November - 21 pope Sergius names Willibrord as archbishop Clemens of Friezen
1272 Following Henry III of England's death on November 16, his son Prince Edward becomes King of England on November - 21.
1317 On this day in history 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 Pinta under Martin A Pinzon separates from Columbus's fleet on November - 21.
1495 On this day in history john Bale, England, bishop/anti-catholic playwright (Kynge Johan)
1555 On November - 21 georg Agricola, [Bauer], German mineralogist (zinc), dies at 61
1561 Carolus Scribani, Italian/Flemish jesuit/author on November - 21.
1579 On November - 21 thomas Gresham, English merchant and financier
1580 On this day in history willem Van Hoorn, baron of Heze, governor of Brussels, executed
1610 On this day in history benedict van Canfield, [William Fish], English missionary, dies
1620 On November - 21 the Mayflower reaches Cap Cod
1620 On November - 21 pilgrim Fathers reach America: Provincetown Harbor, Mass
1637 Catharina Questiers, Dutch poetess (Friend of Abandoned Child) on November - 21.
1645 Johann Lohner, composer on this day in history.
1654 Richard Johnson, a free black, granted 550 acres in Virginia on November - 21.
1683 Johann Michael Muller, composer on this day in history.
1692 On November - 21 carlo Fragoni, Italy, poet
1694 On November - 21 voltaire, [Francois-Marie Arouet], France, writer, essayist, philosopher and playwright (Candide) (. 1778)
1695 On November - 21 henry Purcell, English composer (Indian Queen), dies at 36
1696 On November - 21 j Vanbrughes "Relapse or Virtue in Danger," premieres in London
1710 On this day in history barnardo Pasquini, composer, dies at 72
1724 On this day in history john Ekels, the Old, Amsterdam painter/cartoonist
1728 Fjodor M graaf Apraksin, Russian gen-admiral, dies at about 57 on this day in history.
1729 Netherlands signs Treaty of Seville on this day in history.
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 November - 21 alessandro Felici, composer
1759 On November - 21 battle at Maxen: Prussian army surrenders to Austrians
1768 Friedrich Schleiermacher, German theologist/philosopher on November - 21.
1775 John Hill, British writer on November - 21.