On This Day

What Happened in November 1734

Historical Events

  • Nov 8 Vincent la Chapelle, master cook to various nobility and royalty, forms Free Masons Lodge in Netherlands
  • Nov 17 Printer John Zenger, arrested for libel against NY colonial governor William Cosby; later acquitted

Famous Birthdays

Daniel Boone

Nov 2 Daniel Boone, American frontiersman and explorer (US Hall of Fame 1915), born in Reading, Pennsylvania (d. 1820)

  • Nov 25 Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Wenkel, German composer, born in Niedergebra, Nordhausen, Germany (d. 1792)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 14 Louise de K√©rouaille, Duchess of Portsmouth, French mistress of British king Charles II, dies at 85