On This Day

What Happened in November 1710

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 8 Sarah Fielding, English writer (The Adventures of David Simple), born in East Stour, England (d. 1768)
  • Nov 9 Reynier de Klerk, governor-general of Dutch-Indies, baptized
  • Nov 10 Adam Gottlob Moltke, Danish statesman, born in Walkendorf, Germany (d. 1792)
  • Nov 13 Charles Simon Favart, French dramatist, born in Paris (d. 1792)
  • Nov 22 Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, German composer and son of J.S. Bach (Sinfonias 64), born in Weimar, Germany (d. 1784)
  • Nov 27 Robert Lowth, British Bishop of the Church of England and grammarian (A Short Introduction to English Grammar), born in Winchester, England (d. 1787)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 21 Bernardo Pasquini, Italian composer, dies at 72