On This Day

What Happened in November 1760

Historical Events

  • Nov 3 Battle at Torgau, Saxony: Prussia beats Austria
  • Nov 29 French commandant Beletre surrenders Detroit to Maj R Rogers

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 8 Jean-Baptiste Dumonceau, Dutch general, born in Brussels, Austrian Netherlands (d. 1821)
  • Nov 9 Henri-Philippe Gerard, Belgian composer, born in Li├Ęge, Belgium (d. 1848)
  • Nov 13 Jiaqing, 5th Emperor of Qing Dynasty, born in Beijing (d. 1820)
  • Nov 23 Gracchus Babeuf, French utopian socialist (Tribun du Peuple)