Historical Events In November - 05
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
1228 Wu MeKuan, a collection of 48 Zen koans, compiled in China on this day in history.
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 November - 05.
1492 Christopher Columbus learns of maize (corn) from the Indians of Cuba on November - 05.
1492 Corn is discovered by Spanish explorers in Cuba on this day in history.
1492 On November - 05 christopher Columbus learns of maize (corn) from Indians of Cuba
1494 Hans Sachs, composer on November - 05.
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 November - 05.
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 this day in history.
1556 Akbar (14) succeeds his father Humajun on as Sultan of Delhi on November - 05.
1559 On November - 05 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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1675 Kurt S Adeler, Danish admiral/ship designer, dies at 52 on November - 05.
1678 On November - 05 brandenburgse troops occupy Greifswald in Sweden
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 On November - 05 spain & Austria sign secret treaty
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 Andreas Benedikt Praelisauer, composer, dies at 44 on November - 05.
1757 On this day in history 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 this day in history johannes Schmidlin, composer, dies at 50