On This Day

What Happened in November 1750

Historical Events

  • Nov 11 The F.H.C. Society, also known as the Flat Hat Club, was formed at Raleigh Tavern, Williamsburg, Virginia. It was the first college fraternity.

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 7 Friedrich Leopold Graf zu Stolberg, German poet, lawyer and translator, born in Bad Bramstedt, Germany (d. 1819)
  • Nov 20 Tipu Sultan, Indian ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore, born in Devanahalli, Bangalore, India (d. 1799)
  • Nov 27 Anton Thadaus Johann Nepomuk Stamitz, German violinist and composer, baptised in Deutschbrod, Bohemia (now Havlíčkův Brod, Czech Republic), (d. between 1798–1809)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 1 Giuseppe Sammartini, composer, dies at 55
  • Nov 1 Gustaaf W van Imhoff, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1736-40), dies at 45
  • Nov 20 Wilhelmus Schortinghuis, theologist (Christian religion), dies at 50
  • Nov 25 Francesco Feroci, composer, dies at 77