On This Day

Famous People Born in November 1656

  • Nov 3 Georg Reutter, Austrian composer and organist, born in Vienna (d. 1738)
  • Nov 4 Leonard Sailer, German composer and organist, born in Ulm (d. after 1694)

Person of interestEdmond Halley

Nov 8 Edmond Halley, English mathematician and astronomer (Halley's comet), born in Haggerston, Middlesex (d. 1742) [OS 29 Oct]

Astronomer, Mathematician and Physicist Edmond Halley
Astronomer, Mathematician and Physicist
Edmond Halley
  • Nov 9 Paul Aler, French jesuit and poet (Gradus ad Parnassum), born in Luxembourg (d. 1727)