On This Day

November 1704 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 1 Paul Daniel Longolius, German encylopedist (editor of Grosses vollständiges Universal-Lexicon), born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1779)
  • Nov 28 Jacob Mossel, Dutch Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (1750-61), born in Enkhuizen, Dutch Republic (d. 1761)

Deaths in History

  • Nov 4 Andreas Acoluthus, German orientalist (b. 1654)
  • Nov 20 Charles Plumier, French botanist (Frangipani genus Plumeria is named after him), dies at 58