What Happened in November 1715

Historical Events

  • 13th Battle of Sheriffmuir during Jacobite rebellion. Battle inconclusive but Government forces halt advance of Jacobite army lead by Scottish Earl of Mar
  • 15th Barrier Treaty, Austria cedes area to Netherlands
  • 24th London's Thames River freezes over
  • 25th First English patent granted to an American, for processing corn

Famous Birthdays

  • 5th John Brown, English writer (d. 1766)
  • 8th Elisabeth C van Brunswick-Bevern, wife of Frederik II "the Great"
  • 13th Dorothea Erxleben, German, first female medical doctor (d. 1762)
  • 16th Girolamo Abos, composer
  • 23rd Pierre Charles Le Monnier, French astronomer (d. 1799)