On This Day

What Happened in November 1606

Historical Events

  • Nov 11 Turkey & Austria sign Treaty of Zsitva-Torok

Famous Birthdays

Jeanne Mance

Nov 12 Jeanne Mance, French-Canadian settler who founded the first hospital in North America (Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal), born in Langres, France (d. 1673)

  • Nov 20 Abraham de Wicquefort, Dutch diplomat and historian (d. 1682)
  • Nov 22 Pieter de Jode II, Flemish engraver and publisher, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1674)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 12 Matthäus Ludecus, German composer, dies at 79
  • Nov 12 St. Nicholas Owen (martyr), one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales
  • Nov 13 Geronimo Mercuriali, Italian philologist and physician (b. 1530)