On This Day

What Happened in November 1683

Historical Events

  • Nov 1 The English crown colony of New York is subdivided into 12 counties.
  • Nov 22 Purcell's "Welcome to All the Pleasures" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

George II

Nov 10 George II [Georg August], King of Great Britain and Ireland, Elector of Hanover, born in Herrenhausen Palace, Germany (d. 1760)

  • Nov 21 Johann Michael Müller, German organist and composer, born in Schmalkalden, Thuringia, Germany (d. 1743)
  • Nov 30 Ludwig Andreas Graf Khevenhüller, Austrian field marshal, born in Linz, Austria (d. 1744)

Famous Weddings

  • Nov 16 Hendrik Casimir II of Nassau-Dietz marries Henriette Amalia