What Happened in November 1715

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

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