Historical Events In November - 05
Tuesday, 03 August 2021
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 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 On November - 05 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 Hans Sachs, composer on November - 05.
1499 On this day in history 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.
1515 On November - 05 mariotto di Bigio di Bindo Albertinelli, Italian painter, dies at 41
1530 On November - 05 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 On this day in history 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 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 November - 05.
1639 1st post office in the colonies is set up in Massachusetts on November - 05.
1654 On this day in history christian Liebe, composer
1666 On this day in history attilio Ariosti, composer
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 On this day in history 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 On November - 05 spain & Austria sign secret treaty
1737 Johan W van Ripperda, Dutch diplomat/baron/duke, dies at 55 on this day in history.
1743 On this day in history coordinated scientific observations of the transit of Mercury were organized by Joseph-Nicolas Delisle.
1743 Andreas Benedikt Praelisauer, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.
1757 On November - 05 battle at Rossbach (7 year war/French & Indian War)
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 this day in history.