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Deaths in History in November 1720

  • Nov 12 Peter Tordenskjold, Norwegian naval hero, dies at 30

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Nov 17 Calico Jack [John Rackham], English pirate captain who operated in the Bahamas and Cuba, executed for piracy by hanging in Port Royal at 37

Pirate Calico Jack
Calico Jack
  • Nov 27 Willem van Outhoorn, Dutch governor-general (Dutch East Indies), dies at 85