On This Day

What Happened in November 1726

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 20 Oliver Wolcott, American judge, signed US Declaration of Independence, born in Windsor, Connecticut (d. 1797) [NS=Dec 1]
  • Nov 30 Jacques Aliamet, French etcher and engraver, born in Abbeville, France (d. 1788)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 13 Princess Sophia Dorothea of Celle, repudiated wife of future King George I of Great Britain, and mother of George II, dies at 60