Historical Events In November - 05
Thursday, 17 January 2019
1228 On November - 05 wu MeKuan, a collection of 48 Zen koans, compiled in China
1370 Kazimierz III, the Great, king of Poland (1333-70), dies at 61 on November - 05.
1414 Council of Constance (16th ecumenical council) opens on this day in history.
1492 On this day in history christopher Columbus learns of maize (corn) from the Indians of Cuba
1492 On this day in history corn is discovered by Spanish explorers in Cuba.
1492 Christopher Columbus learns of maize (corn) from Indians of Cuba on November - 05.
1494 On November - 05 hans Sachs, composer
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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
1549 Philippe du Plessis, France, author on November - 05.
1556 On this day in history akbar (14) succeeds his father Humajun on as Sultan of Delhi
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 On November - 05 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 On November - 05 spain & England sign peace treaty
1639 On this day in history 1st post office in the colonies is set up in Massachusetts
1654 On November - 05 christian Liebe, composer
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 On November - 05 brandenburgse troops occupy Greifswald in Sweden
1680 On this day in history gillis Valckenier, mayor of Amsterdam (1665..80), dies at about 57
1701 On this day in history charles Gerard, 2nd Earl of Macclesfield, French-born English politician (bc. 1659)
1725 Spain & Austria sign secret treaty on November - 05.
1737 On November - 05 johan W van Ripperda, Dutch diplomat/baron/duke, dies at 55
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 this day in history.
1757 Battle at Rossbach (7 year war/French & Indian War) on this day in history.
1764 On this day in history pieter Nieuwland, Dutch scientist (Newton)
1770 On this day in history etienne P de Senancour, French author (Obermann)
1772 Johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50 on November - 05.