On This Day

What Happened in November 1676

Historical Events

  • Nov 3 Kara Mustafa succeeds Ahmed Kiprulu as Turkish grand vizier
  • Nov 6 King Carlos II of Spain comes of age (at 15)
  • Nov 16 1st colonial prison organized in Nantucket, Massachusetts

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 12 Giovanni Antonio Pollarolo, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 1 Gisbertus Voetius, Dutch theologian (b. 1589)