November 1715 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 13 Battle of Sheriffmuir during Jacobite rebellion. Battle inconclusive but Government forces halt advance of Jacobite army lead by Scottish Earl of Mar
  • Nov 15 Barrier Treaty, Austria cedes area to Netherlands
  • Nov 24 London's Thames River freezes over
  • Nov 25 First English patent granted to an American, for processing corn

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 5 John Brown, English writer, born in Rothbury, Northumberland, England (d. 1766)
  • Nov 8 Elisabeth C van Brunswick-Bevern, wife of Frederik II "the Great"
  • Nov 13 Dorothea Erxleben, German first female medical doctor, born in Quedlinburg, Germany (d. 1762)
  • Nov 23 Pierre Charles Le Monnier, French astronomer (d. 1799)