On This Day

What Happened in November 1743

Historical Events

  • Nov 5 Coordinated scientific observations of the transit of Mercury were organized by Joseph-Nicolas Delisle

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 11 Carl Peter Thunberg, Swedish naturalist, born in Jönköping, Sweden (d. 1828)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 5 Andreas Benedikt Praelisauer, composer, dies at 44