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November 1654 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 21 Richard Johnson, a free black, granted 550 acres in Virginia

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Nov 23 French mathematician, scientist, and religious philosopher Blaise Pascal experiences an intense, mystical vision that marks him for life.

Mathematician, Physicist and Philosopher Blaise Pascal
Mathematician, Physicist and Philosopher
Blaise Pascal

Deaths in History

  • Nov 30 John Selden, English jurist and oriental scholar, dies at 69