On This Day

What Happened on November 6, 1771

Famous Birthdays

  • Alois Senefelder, German actor and inventor (lithography), born in Prague (d. 1834)

Famous Deaths

  • Hermanus Noordkerk, Dutch jurist, dies at 69
  • John Bevis, English physician and astronomer (discovered Crab Nebula), dies at 75
1771 Highlights

About November 6, 1771

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 249 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio