On This Day

Famous People Born in November 1731

  • Nov 1 Theodore-Jean Tarade, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1788)

Person of interestBenjamin Banneker

Nov 9 Benjamin Banneker, African American mathematician and surveyor of Washington, D.C., born in Ellicott's Mills, Maryland (d. 1806

Mathematician, Astronomer and Almanac Author Benjamin Banneker
Mathematician, Astronomer and Almanac Author
Benjamin Banneker
  • Nov 11 Carl Joseph Toeschi, German composer, born in Ludwigsburg, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany (d. 1788)
  • Nov 26 William Cowper, English pre-romantic poet (His Task), born in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England (d. 1800)
  • Nov 27 Gaetano Pugnani, Italian violinist and composer, born in Turin, Italy (d. 1798)