On This Day

What Happened in November 1730

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 10 Oliver Goldsmith, Irish novelist and dramatist (She Stoops to Conquer), born in Kilkenny West, Ireland (d. 1774)
  • Nov 16 Gualtherus van Doeveren, Zealand-Flanders physician, born in Philippine, Zealand, Netherlands (d. 1783)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 6 Hans Hermann von Katte, Prussian lieutenant, beheaded
  • Nov 21 Fran├žois de Troy, French portrait artist