On This Day

Historical Events in November 1720

  • Nov 9 Rabbi Yehuda Hasid synagogue set afire

Pirate Attack

Nov 15 Pirates Anne Bonny, Mary Read, and John Rackham are captured by Capt. Jonathan Barnet and brought to Spanish Town, Jamaica, for trial

Historic Event

Nov 28 Anne Bonny and Mary Read are tried, found guilty of pirating, and sentenced to death in Spanish Town, Jamaica, although their discovered pregnancies win them stays of execution