On This Day

What Happened in November 1675

Historical Events

  • Nov 2 King Philip's War: Plymouth Colony Governor Josiah Winslow leads Plymouth, Rhode Island, Massachusetts Bay and Connecticut militias attacks against the Narragansetts, fearing they would join King Philip's cause
  • Nov 4 Storm hits Western Europe: flood in Amsterdam

Historic Event

Nov 11 German mathematician Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz demonstrates integral calculus for the first time to find the area under the graph of y = f(x) function

  • Nov 14 Pope Clemens X declares Gorcumse martyrs divine

Historic Event

Nov 22 English king Charles II adjourns Parliament

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 5 Cort Adeler, Norwegian admiral and ship designer (served Dutch, Venetian and Danish navies), dies at 52
  • Nov 11 Thomas Willis, English Physician (epidemiology, anatomy of the brain and nervous system), dies at 54
  • Nov 11 Guru Teg Bahadur Ji, ninth Nanak, 9th of 10 Guru of the Sikhs, executed under the orders of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb at 54
  • Nov 20 Francisco de Moura y Cortereal, Spanish Vicroy of Sardinia and Governor of Hapsburg Netherlands (1664-68)
  • Nov 28 Leonard Hoar, American President of Harvard University (b. 1630)
  • Nov 28 Basil Feilding, 2nd Earl of Denbigh, English Civil War soldier (c. 1608)
  • Nov 30 Cæcilius Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore, colonial Governor of Maryland (b. 1605)