Historical Events In November - 05
Saturday, 25 May 2019
1228 Wu MeKuan, a collection of 48 Zen koans, compiled in China on November - 05.
1370 On this day in history kazimierz III, the Great, king of Poland (1333-70), dies at 61
1414 On November - 05 council of Constance (16th ecumenical council) opens
1492 On November - 05 christopher Columbus learns of maize (corn) from the Indians of Cuba
1492 Corn is discovered by Spanish explorers in Cuba on this day in history.
1492 Christopher Columbus learns of maize (corn) from Indians of Cuba on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1515 On November - 05 mariotto di Bigio di Bindo Albertinelli, Italian painter, dies at 41
1530 On this day in history st Felix Flood ravages Dutch coast
1534 Joachim Camerarius, German botanist/physician (horticulture catalog) on November - 05.
1549 On November - 05 philippe du Plessis, France, author
1556 Akbar (14) succeeds his father Humajun on as Sultan of Delhi on November - 05.
1559 On November - 05 kano Motonobu, Zen co-founder (Kano school of painting), dies at 83
1563 On this day in history anna van Nassau, daughter of prince Willem I/Anna of Saksen
1603 Irini Fedorovna, Russian daughter of Boris Godunov, dies on November - 05.
1605 On this day in history gunpowder Plot; Catholics try to blow up English Parliament. Plot uncovered & leader Guy Fawkes hanged
1630 Spain & England sign peace treaty on November - 05.
1639 1st post office in the colonies is set up in Massachusetts on November - 05.
1654 Christian Liebe, composer on this day in history.
1666 On November - 05 attilio Ariosti, composer
1669 John Coccejus, German/Neth reformed theologist, dies at about 66 on November - 05.
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 On this day in history gillis Valckenier, mayor of Amsterdam (1665..80), dies at about 57
1701 Charles Gerard, 2nd Earl of Macclesfield, French-born English politician (bc. 1659) on this day in history.
1725 On November - 05 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 this day in history andreas Benedikt Praelisauer, composer, dies at 44
1757 Battle at Rossbach (7 year war/French & Indian War) on this day in history.
1764 Pieter Nieuwland, Dutch scientist (Newton) on this day in history.
1770 Etienne P de Senancour, French author (Obermann) on this day in history.
1772 On November - 05 johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50