On This Day

November 1612 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 1 (22 October O.S.) Time of Troubles in Russia: Moscow, Kitai-gorod, is captured by Russian troops under command of Dmitry Pozharsky

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 17 Dorgon, Manchu prince (d. 1650)

Deaths in History

  • Nov 20 John Harington, English Elizabethan courtier, writer (Orlando Furios) and inventor of the flush toilet, dies at about 52