On This Day

November 1750 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 11 The F.H.C. Society, also known as the Flat Hat Club, was formed at Raleigh Tavern, Williamsburg, Virginia. It was the first college fraternity.

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 7 Friedrich Leopold Graf zu Stolberg, German poet, lawyer and translator, born in Bad Bramstedt, Germany (d. 1819)
  • Nov 20 Tipu Sultan, Indian ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore, born in Devanahalli, Bangalore, India (d. 1799)

Deaths in History

  • Nov 1 Gustaaf W van Imhoff, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1736-40), dies at 45
  • Nov 20 Wilhelmus Schortinghuis, Dutch Christian theologist, dies at 50