On This Day

What Happened in November 1603

Historical Events

Historic Event

Nov 17 English explorer, writer and courtier Walter Raleigh goes on trial for treason

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 16 Augustyn Kordecki, Polish prior, born in Iwanowice, Kalisz, Poland (d. 1673)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 5 Irini Fedorovna, Russian daughter of Boris Godunov, dies
  • Nov 16 Pierre Charron, French philosopher/theologian, dies
  • Nov 18 Elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem & Juliana van Stolberg, dies at 61
  • Nov 30 William Gilbert, English physician and physicist (researcher into magnetism), dies probably of the plague at 59