On This Day

What Happened in November 1628

Historical Events

  • Nov 1 French King Louis XIII occupies La Rochelle
  • Nov 24 John Ford's "Lover's Melancholy" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 28 John Bunyan, English minister and author (The Pilgrim's Progress), born in Elstow, Bedfordshire, England (d. 1688)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 15 Roque Gonzales, Paraguayan missionary (b. 1576)
  • Nov 16 Paolo Quagliati, Italian composer