Historical Events In November - 05
Monday, 06 April 2020
1228 Wu MeKuan, a collection of 48 Zen koans, compiled in China on November - 05.
1370 Kazimierz III, the Great, king of Poland (1333-70), dies at 61 on this day in history.
1414 Council of Constance (16th ecumenical council) opens on this day in history.
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 this day in history christopher Columbus learns of maize (corn) from Indians of Cuba
1494 Hans Sachs, composer on November - 05.
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 November - 05.
1530 St Felix Flood ravages Dutch coast on this day in history.
1534 On November - 05 joachim Camerarius, German botanist/physician (horticulture catalog)
1549 On November - 05 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 November - 05.
1603 Irini Fedorovna, Russian daughter of Boris Godunov, dies on this day in history.
1605 On November - 05 gunpowder Plot; Catholics try to blow up English Parliament. Plot uncovered & leader Guy Fawkes hanged
1630 On this day in history spain & England sign peace treaty
1639 1st post office in the colonies is set up in Massachusetts on this day in history.
1654 On November - 05 christian Liebe, composer
1666 Attilio Ariosti, composer on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1680 Gillis Valckenier, mayor of Amsterdam (1665..80), dies at about 57 on November - 05.
1701 On November - 05 charles Gerard, 2nd Earl of Macclesfield, French-born English politician (bc. 1659)
1725 Spain & Austria sign secret treaty on November - 05.
1737 Johan W van Ripperda, Dutch diplomat/baron/duke, dies at 55 on November - 05.
1743 Coordinated scientific observations of the transit of Mercury were organized by Joseph-Nicolas Delisle on November - 05.
1743 Andreas Benedikt Praelisauer, composer, dies at 44 on November - 05.
1757 Battle at Rossbach (7 year war/French & Indian War) on November - 05.
1764 On this day in history pieter Nieuwland, Dutch scientist (Newton)
1770 Etienne P de Senancour, French author (Obermann) on this day in history.
1772 Johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50 on November - 05.