On This Day

What Happened in November 1669

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 16 French state funeral for Henrietta Maria, princess of France, widow of English King Charles I, at St Denis with famous oration by Bishop Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet

Bishop and Writer Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet
Bishop and Writer
Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 23 Johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch deaf-mute teacher (Surdus Loquens)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 4 Johannes Cocceius, Dutch theologian (b. 1603)
  • Nov 5 John Coccejus, German/Neth reformed theologist, dies at about 66
  • Nov 6 Laurentius Erhard, German composer, dies at 71
  • Nov 20 Arnold Geulincx, Flemish philosopher (Cholera), dies at 45