On This Day

What Happened in November 1727

Historical Events

  • Nov 12 France & Bavaria renew secret treaty
  • Nov 15 NY General assembly permits Jews to omit phrase "upon the faith of a Christian" from abjuration oath

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 1 Ivan Shuvalov, 1st Russian Minister of Education and founder of the Moscow University, born in Moscow (d. 1797)
  • Nov 18 Philibert Commerçon, French naturalist, born in Châtillon-les-Dombes, France(d. 1773)
  • Nov 26 Artemas Ward, American politician and soldier (major general during the American Revolutionary War), born in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts (d. 1800)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 10 Alphonse de Tonty, French explorer and American settler (b. 1659)