On This Day

What Happened in November 1712

Historical Events

  • Nov 2 Suriname government gives French hijacker Jacques Cassard, ƒ682,800

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 24 Willem Bachiene, theologist/geographer/astronomer (Ecclesiastical)
  • Nov 25 Charles-Michel de l'Épée, French philanthropist and developer of 'Signed French', born in Versailles, France (d. 1789)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 6 Johann Bernhard Staudt, Austrian Jesuit composer, dies at 58
  • Nov 15 Charles Mohun, 4th Baron Mohun, English politician (b. 1675)
  • Nov 15 James Douglas, 4th Duke of Hamilton, Scottish nationalist (b. 1658)