What Happened in November 1752

Historical Events

Music History

Nov 3 George Frideric Handel undergoes (failed) eye operation

  • Nov 11 Theresianische Military Academy opens in Vienna

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 17 Nicolas Appert, French inventor of airtight food preservation (food canning, bouillon tablet), born in Châlons-en-Champagne, France (d. 1841)
  • Nov 19 George Rogers Clark, American frontier military leader in Revolutionary War, born in Albemarle County, Virginia (d. 1818)
  • Nov 20 Thomas Chatterton, English poet (Christabel), born in Bristol, England (d. 1770)
  • Nov 25 Johann Friedrich Reichardt, German composer, born in Königsberg, East Prussia (d. 1814)
  • Nov 29 Jemima Wilkinson [Publick Universal Friend], American preacher, founded Universal Friends sect, born in Cumberland, Rhode Island (d. 1819)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 2 Johann Albrecht Bengel, German theologian and scholar, dies at 65
  • Nov 5 Carl Andreas Duker, German classical scholar (b. 1670)
  • Nov 6 Ralph Erskine, Scottish minister, dies at 67
  • Nov 23 Conrad Michael Schneider, German composer and organist, dies at 79