On This Day

What Happened in November 1704

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 1 Paul Daniel Longolius, German encylopedist (editor of Grosses vollst√§ndiges Universal-Lexicon), born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1779)
  • Nov 10 Carlo Zuccari, Italian composer and violinist, born in Casalmaggiore, nr Cremona (d. 1792)
  • Nov 28 Jacob Mossel, Dutch Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (1750-61), born in Enkhuizen, Dutch Republic (d. 1761)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 4 Andreas Acoluthus, German orientalist (b. 1654)
  • Nov 20 Charles Plumier, French botanist (Frangipani genus Plumeria is named after him), dies at 58