On This Day

What Happened in November 1628

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 1 French King Louis XIII occupies La Rochelle

King of France Louis XIII
King of France
Louis XIII
  • Nov 24 John Ford's "Lover's Melancholy" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJohn Bunyan

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

Author John Bunyan
John Bunyan

Famous Deaths

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