Historical Events In November - 05
Wednesday, 17 July 2019
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 November - 05.
1414 On this day in history council of Constance (16th ecumenical council) opens
1492 On this day in history christopher Columbus learns of maize (corn) from the Indians of Cuba
1492 On November - 05 corn is discovered by Spanish explorers in Cuba.
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 November - 05.
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 November - 05 philippe du Plessis, France, author
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 Gunpowder Plot; Catholics try to blow up English Parliament. Plot uncovered & leader Guy Fawkes hanged on November - 05.
1630 Spain & England sign peace treaty on this day in history.
1639 On November - 05 1st post office in the colonies is set up in Massachusetts
1654 Christian Liebe, composer on this day in history.
1666 Attilio Ariosti, composer on November - 05.
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 Gillis Valckenier, mayor of Amsterdam (1665..80), dies at about 57 on November - 05.
1701 Charles Gerard, 2nd Earl of Macclesfield, French-born English politician (bc. 1659) on November - 05.
1725 Spain & Austria sign secret treaty on November - 05.
1737 Johan W van Ripperda, Dutch diplomat/baron/duke, dies at 55 on this day in history.
1743 Coordinated scientific observations of the transit of Mercury were organized by Joseph-Nicolas Delisle on this day in history.
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 On November - 05 johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50