On This Day

November 1761 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 20 Pius VIII [Francesco Saverio Castiglioni], Italian 253rd Pope (1829-30), born in Cingoli, Marche, Papal States (d. 1830)

Deaths in History

  • Nov 30 John Dollond, British optician and owner of 1st patent for achromatic lens, dies at 55