On This Day

What Happened in November 1714

Historical Events

  • Nov 11 A highway in Bronx is laid out, later renamed East 233rd Street
  • Nov 22 King Karel XII leaves Turkish captivity to return to Sweden

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 13 William Shenstone, English poet, born in Leasowes, England (d. 1763)
  • Nov 25 Yoriyuki Arima, Japanese mathematician (approximated the value of pi and its square, pi^2) (d. 1783)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 5 Bernardino Ramazzini, Italian physician (founder of occupational medicine), dies at 81