On This Day

What Happened in November 1679

Historical Events

  • Nov 15 English House of Commons accepts Exclusion Bill

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 10 Johann Christian Schieferdecker, German composer, born in Teuchern, Germany (d. 1732)
  • Nov 11 Firmin Abauzit, French scholar and scientist, born in Uzès, Kingdom of France (d. 1767)
  • Nov 13 Thomas Philip Wallrad de Hénin-Liétard d'Alsace, Cardinal- Archbishop of Mechelen, Belgium (d. 1759)
  • Nov 14 Omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 30 Pieter van Schooten, Dutch mathematician/fort architect, dies at 45