On This Day

What Happened in November 1764

Historical Events

  • Nov 9 Mary Campbell, a captive of the Lenape during the French and Indian War, is turned over to forces commanded by Colonel Henry Bouquet.
  • Nov 16 Native Americans surrender to British in Indian War of Chief Pontiac
  • Nov 26 France bans Jesuit enorde

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 5 Pieter Nieuwland, Dutch scientist and mathematician (known as "Dutch Isaac Newton"), born in Diemermeer (d. 1794)
  • Nov 22 Barbara Juliane, baroness von Kr├╝dener, Baltic German religious mystic, author, and Pietist Lutheran theologian, born in Riga, Latvia (d. 1824)
  • Nov 30 Franz Xaver Gerl, composer, born in Andorf, Austria (d. 1827)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 20 Christian Goldbach, German mathematician, dies
  • Nov 30 Dieudonne Raick, composer, dies at 61