On This Day

Famous People Who Died in November 1724

  • Nov 11 Joseph Blake, alias "Blueskin", a highwayman known for attacking "Thief-Taker General" (and thief) Jonathan Wild at the Old Bailey, is hanged in London. (b. c. 1700)
  • Nov 16 Jack Sheppard, English robber, hanged
  • Nov 18 Bartolomeu de Gusmão, Portuguese naturalist (b. 1685)