On This Day

What Happened in November 1687

Historical Events

  • Nov 10 Pope Innocent XI publishes decree Coelestis pastor

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 7 William Stukeley, English physician and archaeologist (pioneered investigation of Stonehenge and Avebury), born in Holbeach, Lincolnshire (d. 1765)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 14 Eleanor "Nell" Gwyn, English mistress of King Charles II of England, dies from apoplexy at 37