On This Day

November 1713 in History

Birthdays in History

Junípero Serra

Nov 24 Junipero Serra, Spanish missionary priest who founded the 1st missions in California, born in Petra, Majorca (d. 1784)

  • Nov 24 Laurence Sterne, Irish novelist/satirist (Tristram Shandy)

Deaths in History

  • Nov 17 Abraham van Riebeeck, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (b. 1653)
  • Nov 20 Thomas Tompion, English clock maker (cylinder tunnel), dies at 74