On This Day

What Happened in November 1780

Historical Events

  • Nov 5 French-American force under Colonel LaBalme is defeated by Miami Chief Little Turtle

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 3 Victor Dourlen, French composer, born in Dunkerque, France (d. 1864)
  • Nov 16 Robert Archibald Smith, Scottish composer (d. 1829)
  • Nov 22 Conradin Kreutzer, German composer, born in Messkirch, Baden, Germany (d. 1849)
  • Nov 22 José Cecilio del Valle, Honduran philosopher and politician, born in Choluteca, Honduras (d. 1834)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 14 Jacobus Houbraken, engraver/illustrator, dies at 81
  • Nov 17 Bernardo Bellotto, Italian painter (b. 1720)
  • Nov 26 James [Denham] Steuart, 4th Baronet, British economist (b. 1712)
  • Nov 29 Maria Theresa Hapsburg, Archduchess of Austria, Queen of Hungary and Croatia (1740-1780), dies following illness at 63