On This Day

What Happened in November 1729

Historical Events

  • Nov 9 Spain, France & Britain sign Treaty of Seville
  • Nov 21 Netherlands signs Treaty of Seville
  • Nov 28 Natchez Indians massacre 138 Frenchmen, 35 French women, and 56 children at Fort Rosalie, near the site of modern-day Natchez, Mississippi.

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 12 Louis Antoine de Bougainville, French explorer (d. 1811)
  • Nov 17 Maria Antonietta of Spain, queen of Sardinia (d. 1785)
  • Nov 21 Josiah Bartlett, American physician and statesman (signed US Declaration of Independence), born in Amesbury, Province of Massachusetts Bay (d. 1795)
  • Nov 24 Alexander Suvorov, Russian general (d. 1800)