On This Day

What Happened in November 1643

Historical Events

  • Nov 24 Battle of Tuttlingen: Beiers army under Gen Mercy beats France

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 1 John Strype, English historian and biographer, born in Houndsditch, London (d. 1737)
  • Nov 16 Jean Chardin, French explorer (Middle East and India), born in Paris (d. 1703)
  • Nov 22 RenĂ©-Robert Cavelier, sieur de La Salle, French explorer (Louisiana), born in Rouen, France (d. 1687)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 3 Paul Guldin, Swiss astronomer and mathematician (Guldinus theorem), dies at 66
  • Nov 3 John Bainbridge, English astronomer (b. 1582)
  • Nov 17 Jean-Baptiste Budes, Comte de GuĂ©briant, Marshal of France (b. 1602)
  • Nov 29 William Cartwright, English dramatist (b. 1611)
  • Nov 29 Claudio Monteverdi, Italian composer and pioneer in development of opera (L'Orfeo,espro della Beata Vergine), dies at 76