On This Day

November 1658 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 8 Battle of the Sound: Swedish fleet prevails over the Dutch fleet during the 2nd Northern War

Deaths in History

  • Nov 4 Antoine Le Maistre, French Jansenist (b. 1608)
  • Nov 8 Pieter Floriszoon, Dutch admiral, dies at sea in the Battle of the Sound at about 50
  • Nov 8 Witte de With, Dutch vice-admiral, dies at sea in the Battle of the Sound, at age 59
  • Nov 15 Jacobus Revius, [Reefsen], theologist/writer/poet, dies at about 72