On This Day

What Happened in November 1648

Historical Events

  • Nov 2 12,000 Jews massacred by Chmielnicki hordes in Narol Podlia
  • Nov 11 Dutch & French agree to divide St Maarten, Leeward Islands
  • Nov 26 Pope Innocent X condemns Peace of Westphalia

Victory in Battle

Nov 30 English Parliamentary army captures King Charles I


Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 27 Petrus Codde, Dutch Roman Catholic apostole vicar (1688-1704), born in Amsterdam (d. 1710)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 17 Thomas Ford, English composer and lutenist to the royal court, dies (b. 1580)