On This Day

What Happened in November 1668

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 10 François Couperin, French composer and organist (Les Concerts Royaux), born in Paris, France (d. 1733)
  • Nov 10 Louis III, Prince of Condé and Duke de Bourbon, born in Paris (d. 1710)
  • Nov 11 Johann Albert Fabricius, German classical scholar and bibliographer, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1736)
  • Nov 27 Henri François d'Aguesseau, Chancellor of France (1717-50), born in Limoges, France (d. 1751)
  • Nov 27 Pantaleon Hebenstreit, German musician, composer, and instrument inventor, born in Eisleben (d. 1750)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 16 Antoon Anselmo, South Netherlands lawyer, dies at about 79
  • Nov 17 Joseph Alleine, English Nonconformist travelling preacher (b. 1634)