On This Day

What Happened in November 1587

Historical Events

  • Nov 24 Battle at Auneau: Henri de Guise wins
  • Nov 27 Dutch county of Groningen flooded by failure of dyke

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 3 Samuel Scheidt, German baroque composer, born in Halle (d. 1654)
  • Nov 16 Joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet and dramatist (Jephtha), born in Cologne, Germany (d. 1679)