Historical Events In November - 05
Monday, 11 December 2023
1228 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 Christopher Columbus learns of maize (corn) from Indians of Cuba on this day in history.
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 St Felix Flood ravages Dutch coast on this day in history.
1534 On November - 05 joachim Camerarius, German botanist/physician (horticulture catalog)
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 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 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 1st post office in the colonies is set up in Massachusetts on this day in history.
1654 On November - 05 christian Liebe, composer
1666 Attilio Ariosti, composer on this day in history.
1669 On November - 05 john Coccejus, German/Neth reformed theologist, dies at about 66
1675 Kurt S Adeler, Danish admiral/ship designer, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1678 Brandenburgse troops occupy Greifswald in Sweden on this day in history.
1680 On November - 05 gillis Valckenier, mayor of Amsterdam (1665..80), dies at about 57
1701 Charles Gerard, 2nd Earl of Macclesfield, French-born English politician (bc. 1659) on this day in history.
1725 Spain & Austria sign secret treaty on this day in history.
1737 Johan W van Ripperda, Dutch diplomat/baron/duke, dies at 55 on November - 05.
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 November - 05 battle at Rossbach (7 year war/French & Indian War)
1764 Pieter Nieuwland, Dutch scientist (Newton) on November - 05.
1770 Etienne P de Senancour, French author (Obermann) on this day in history.
1772 On November - 05 johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50