On This Day

May 1711 in History

Events in History

  • May 1 Archduke Karel of Austria/Hungarian rebellion sign Peace of Szatmar

Book releaseHistoric Publication

May 15 Alexander Pope's "An Essay on Criticism" is published anonymously

Birthdays in History

  • May 18 Ruggiero G Boscovich [Rudzer J Boskovic], Italian astronomer

Deaths in History

  • May 2 Laurence Hyde, 1st Earl of Rochester, English statesman (b. 1641)