What Happened in November 1771

Historical Events

  • Nov 4 Carlo Goldoni's "Le Bourru Bienfaisant" premieres in Paris
  • Nov 16 West Indian Company & Amsterdam divide up Suriname

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 6 Alois Senefelder, inventor (lithography)
  • Nov 11 Ephraim McDowell, surgeon (pioneered abdominal surgery)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 14 Marie Fran├žois Xavier bichat, anatomist and physiologist (tissue theory), born in Paris, France (d. 1802)

Anatomist and Physiologist Marie Francois Xavier Bichat
Anatomist and Physiologist
Marie Francois Xavier Bichat
  • Nov 17 Jonathan Huntington, composer
  • Nov 22 Paul R Cantzlaar, gov of Saba/St-Eustatius/Curacao/Dutch-West Indies

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 6 Hermanus Noordkerk, Dutch jurist, dies at 69
  • Nov 6 John Bevis, English physician and astronomer (b. 1695)
  • Nov 13 Konrad Ernst Ackermann, German actor and theatre director (Die Oberpfalz), dies at 61
  • Nov 18 Giuseppe de Majo, composer, dies at 73