Historical Events In November - 05
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
1228 Wu MeKuan, a collection of 48 Zen koans, compiled in China on this day in history.
1370 On November - 05 kazimierz III, the Great, king of Poland (1333-70), dies at 61
1414 On this day in history council of Constance (16th ecumenical council) opens
1492 Christopher Columbus learns of maize (corn) from the Indians of Cuba on November - 05.
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 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 Mariotto di Bigio di Bindo Albertinelli, Italian painter, dies at 41 on this day in history.
1530 On November - 05 st Felix Flood ravages Dutch coast
1534 On this day in history joachim Camerarius, German botanist/physician (horticulture catalog)
1549 Philippe du Plessis, France, author on November - 05.
1556 On November - 05 akbar (14) succeeds his father Humajun on as Sultan of Delhi
1559 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 Spain & England sign peace treaty on this day in history.
1639 On this day in history 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 Kurt S Adeler, Danish admiral/ship designer, dies at 52 on November - 05.
1678 On this day in history brandenburgse troops occupy Greifswald in Sweden
1680 Gillis Valckenier, mayor of Amsterdam (1665..80), dies at about 57 on this day in history.
1701 Charles Gerard, 2nd Earl of Macclesfield, French-born English politician (bc. 1659) on November - 05.
1725 On this day in history spain & Austria sign secret treaty
1737 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1743 On November - 05 andreas Benedikt Praelisauer, composer, dies at 44
1757 On November - 05 battle at Rossbach (7 year war/French & Indian War)
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 this day in history johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50