On This Day

What Happened in November 1721

Historical Events

  • Nov 1 Prince Eugenius of Savoye unveals statue of himself

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 9 Mark Akenside, English poet and physician, born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England (d. 1770)
  • Nov 22 Joseph Frederick Wallet DesBarres, Swiss-Canadian cartographer and statesman, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1824)
  • Nov 25 Willem Crul, British admiral (West-Indies), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1781)