On This Day

November 1740 in History

Events in History

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Nov 5 The third volume of philosopher David Hume's seminal work "A Treatise of Human Nature" is published by Thomas Longman

Philosopher David Hume
David Hume

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 14 Johann van Beethoven, Ludwig van Beethoven's father and first teacher (d. 1792)
  • Nov 24 John Bacon, English sculptor