On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1724

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97)

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Blake, alias "Blueskin", a highwayman known for attacking "Thief-Taker General" (and thief) Jonathan Wild at the Old Bailey, is hanged in London. (b. c. 1700)