Historical Events In November - 05
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
1228 On November - 05 wu MeKuan, a collection of 48 Zen koans, compiled in China
1370 On November - 05 kazimierz III, the Great, king of Poland (1333-70), dies at 61
1414 On November - 05 council of Constance (16th ecumenical council) opens
1492 Christopher Columbus learns of maize (corn) from the Indians of Cuba on this day in history.
1492 Corn is discovered by Spanish explorers in Cuba on November - 05.
1492 On November - 05 christopher Columbus learns of maize (corn) from Indians of Cuba
1494 Hans Sachs, composer on this day in history.
1499 Publication of the Catholicon in Treguier (Brittany). This Breton-French-Latin dictionary was written in 1464 by Jehan Lagadeuc. It is the first Breton dictionary as well as the first French dictionary on November - 05.
1515 Mariotto di Bigio di Bindo Albertinelli, Italian painter, dies at 41 on this day in history.
1530 On this day in history st Felix Flood ravages Dutch coast
1534 On November - 05 joachim Camerarius, German botanist/physician (horticulture catalog)
1549 On this day in history philippe du Plessis, France, author
1556 Akbar (14) succeeds his father Humajun on as Sultan of Delhi on this day in history.
1559 Kano Motonobu, Zen co-founder (Kano school of painting), dies at 83 on this day in history.
1563 Anna van Nassau, daughter of prince Willem I/Anna of Saksen on this day in history.
1603 On this day in history irini Fedorovna, Russian daughter of Boris Godunov, dies
1605 On November - 05 gunpowder Plot; Catholics try to blow up English Parliament. Plot uncovered & leader Guy Fawkes hanged
1630 Spain & England sign peace treaty on this day in history.
1639 1st post office in the colonies is set up in Massachusetts on this day in history.
1654 On this day in history christian Liebe, composer
1666 Attilio Ariosti, composer on November - 05.
1669 On November - 05 john Coccejus, German/Neth reformed theologist, dies at about 66
1675 On November - 05 kurt S Adeler, Danish admiral/ship designer, dies at 52
1678 Brandenburgse troops occupy Greifswald in Sweden on November - 05.
1680 Gillis Valckenier, mayor of Amsterdam (1665..80), dies at about 57 on this day in history.
1701 On November - 05 charles Gerard, 2nd Earl of Macclesfield, French-born English politician (bc. 1659)
1725 On this day in history spain & Austria sign secret treaty
1737 On this day in history johan W van Ripperda, Dutch diplomat/baron/duke, dies at 55
1743 On this day in history coordinated scientific observations of the transit of Mercury were organized by Joseph-Nicolas Delisle.
1743 On November - 05 andreas Benedikt Praelisauer, composer, dies at 44
1757 Battle at Rossbach (7 year war/French & Indian War) on November - 05.
1764 Pieter Nieuwland, Dutch scientist (Newton) on November - 05.
1770 Etienne P de Senancour, French author (Obermann) on November - 05.
1772 Johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.