On This Day

November 1757 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 5 Battle at Rossbach (7 year war/French & Indian War)
  • Nov 28 Britain condemns Convention of Kloster-Zeven

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 1 Antonio Canova, Italian sculptor, born in Possagno, Republic of Venice (d. 1822)
  • Nov 12 Jacobus Bellamy [Zelandus], Dutch poet, born in Vlissingen, Netherlands (d. 1786)
  • Nov 15 Heinrich Christian Friedrich Schumacher, Danish surgeon, botanist and professor of anatomy (research work in malacology), born in Glückstadt, Holstein, Germany (d. 1830)

Person of interestWilliam Blake

Nov 28 William Blake, English poet and artist (Songs of Innocence & Experience), born in London, England (d. 1827)

Poet and Artist William Blake
Poet and Artist
William Blake

Deaths in History

  • Nov 17 Maria Josepha of Austria, Queen consort of Poland (1734-57), dies at 57