What Happened in November 1722

Historical Events

  • Nov 2 Willem KH Friso (11) appointed viceroy of Gelderland
  • Nov 7 Richard Steele's "Conscious Lovers" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 5 William Byron, 5th Baron Byron, English duelist (d. 1798)
  • Nov 11 Johann Philipp Sack, composer
  • Nov 19 Leopold Auenbrugger, Austrian physician (d. 1809)
  • Nov 19 Benjamin Chew, Chief Justice of colonial Pennsylvania (d. 1810)
  • Nov 22 Hryhorii Skovoroda, Ukrainian poet (d. 1794)
  • Nov 30 Theodore Gardelle, Swiss painter and enameler (d. 1761)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 12 Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch painter/engraver/architect, dies at 63
  • Nov 24 Johann Adam Reincken, German organist/composer, dies at 99