Historical Events In November - 05
Thursday, 22 October 2020
1228 Wu MeKuan, a collection of 48 Zen koans, compiled in China on this day in history.
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 Christopher Columbus learns of maize (corn) from the Indians of Cuba on November - 05.
1492 On this day in history corn is discovered by Spanish explorers in Cuba.
1492 On this day in history christopher Columbus learns of maize (corn) from Indians of Cuba
1494 On this day in history 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 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 November - 05.
1534 Joachim Camerarius, German botanist/physician (horticulture catalog) on November - 05.
1549 On this day in history philippe du Plessis, France, author
1556 On November - 05 akbar (14) succeeds his father Humajun on as Sultan of Delhi
1559 On November - 05 kano Motonobu, Zen co-founder (Kano school of painting), dies at 83
1563 On November - 05 anna van Nassau, daughter of prince Willem I/Anna of Saksen
1603 Irini Fedorovna, Russian daughter of Boris Godunov, dies on November - 05.
1605 Gunpowder Plot; Catholics try to blow up English Parliament. Plot uncovered & leader Guy Fawkes hanged on this day in history.
1630 On this day in history spain & England sign peace treaty
1639 1st post office in the colonies is set up in Massachusetts on November - 05.
1654 Christian Liebe, composer on November - 05.
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 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 this day in history.
1743 On November - 05 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 On this day in history battle at Rossbach (7 year war/French & Indian War)
1764 Pieter Nieuwland, Dutch scientist (Newton) on this day in history.
1770 On November - 05 etienne P de Senancour, French author (Obermann)
1772 Johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50 on November - 05.