On This Day

What Happened in November 1650

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 7 John Robinson, English diplomat and prelate, born in Cleasby, North Yorkshire (d. 1723)

Person of interestWilliam III

Nov 14 William III, William of Orange, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1689-1702) and Stadtholder, born in The Hague, Dutch Republic (d. 1702)

King of England William III
King of England
William III
  • Nov 28 Jan Palfijn, Flemish physician and inventor (obstetrical forceps), born in Kortrijk, Flanders (d. 1730)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 6 William II, Prince of Orange and stadtholder of the United Provinces of the Netherlands, dies at 24
  • Nov 13 Thomas May, English poet and historian (b. 1595)
  • Nov 24 Manuel Cardoso, composer, dies at 83