On This Day

What Happened in November 1602

Historical Events

  • Nov 8 The Bodleian Library at Oxford University is opened

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 22 Elisabeth of France, Queen consort of Philip IV of Spain (1621-44), born in Palace of Fontainebleau, France (d. 1644)
  • Nov 30 Otto von Guericke, German scientist, inventor, and politician, born in Magdeburg, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1686)