What Happened in November 1701

Historical Events

Historic Event

Nov 8 William Penn presents Charter of Privileges, guaranteed religious freedom for the colony in Pennsylvania

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 5 Pietro Longhi, Venetian painter, born in Venice (d. 1785)

Anders Celsius

Nov 27 Anders Celsius, Swedish astronomer (proposed the Celsius temperature scale), born in Uppsala, Sweden (d. 1744)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 5 Charles Gerard, 2nd Earl of Macclesfield, French-born English politician, dies at about 40