What Happened in November 1766

Historical Events

  • Nov 10 The last Colonial governor of New Jersey, William Franklin, signs the charter of Queen's College (later renamed Rutgers University).
  • Nov 25 Pope Clement XIII warns On dangers of anti-Christian writings

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 2 Joseph Radetzky von Radetz, Austrian field marshal (d. 1858)
  • Nov 16 Rodolphe Kreitzer, France, composer/virtuoso violinist (Paris Conserv)
  • Nov 20 John Wall Calcott, composer
  • Nov 24 J J Friedrich Weinbrenner, German architect/archaeologist

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 8 Prime minister of United Kingdom William Cavendish-Bentinck (28) weds Duchess of Portland Dorothy Bentinck

British Prime Minister William Cavendish-Bentinck
British Prime Minister
William Cavendish-Bentinck

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 9 Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer, Dutch composer (b. 1692)
  • Nov 16 Dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter, dies at 81