On This Day

What Happened in November 1709

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 2 Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange, eldest daughter of King George II of Great Britain, born in Herrenhausen Palace, Hanover (d. 1759)
  • Nov 19 Pierre Leclair, French composer and violinist, born in Lyons, France (d. 1784)
  • Nov 22 František Benda, Bohemian violinist and composer, born in Staré Benátky, Bohemia (d. 1786)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 23 Hans Willem baron Bentinck, Dutch-English earl of Portland, dies at 60