On This Day

What Happened in November 1689

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 3 Jan Josef Ignác Brentner, Bohemian composer, born in Dobřany, Bohemia (d. 1742)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 13 Philipp von Zesen, German poet and historian (Bescheibung of Amsterdam), dies at 70
  • Nov 26 Marquard Gude, German archaeologist and classical scholar famous for his collection of Greek and Latin inscriptions, dies at 54