On This Day

What Happened in November 1763

Historical Events

  • Nov 15 Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon begin surveying Mason–Dixon line between Pennsylvania and Maryland

Historic Event

Nov 16 English journalist John Wilkes injured in a duel

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 28 Matthäus Fischer, German organist and composer, born in Ried, Swabia (d. 1840)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 23 Friedrich Graf von Seckendorf, German soldier who commanded Austrian imperial forces (b. 1673)