On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1743

Historical Events

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

Famous Deaths

  • Andreas Benedikt Praelisauer, German choirmaster and composer, dies at 44
1743 Highlights

About November 5, 1743

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 277 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio