On This Day

What Happened in November 1690

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 11 Gerhard Hoffmann, German composer, born in Rastenberg, Thuringia
  • Nov 17 Noel-Nicolas Coypel, French painter/cartoonist
  • Nov 22 Fran├žois Colin de Blamont, French composer, born in Versailles, France (d. 1760)
  • Nov 23 Ernst J earl van Biron, Russian duke of Koerland/regent of Ivan VI
  • Nov 24 Charles Theodore Pachelbel, composer
  • Nov 29 Christian Augustus of Anhalt-Zerbst, father of Catherine II of Russia (d. 1747)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 17 Charles de Sainte-Maure, duc de Montausier, French soldier, dies at 80