Events on Nov 10

  • 0461St. Leo I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 0911Conrad I elecect German King
  • 1444Battle at Varna, Black Sea: Sultan Murad II beats crusaders
  • 1544Antwerps Painter John Matsys banished
  • 1567Battle at St-Denis: French government army vs. Huguenots
  • 1584Willem Louis of Nassau appointed Viceroy of Friesland
  • 1630Failed palace revolution against Richelieu France
  • 1674Dutch formally cede New Netherlands (NY) to English
  • 1687Pope Innocent XI publishes decree Coelestis pastor
  • 1697English parliament accept army reduction
  • 1775Congress forms US Marine Corps
  • 1785Netherlands and France signs treaty
  • 1793France ends forced worship of God
  • 1801Kentucky outlaws dueling
  • 1808Osage Treaty signed
  • 1834HMS Beagle / Charles Darwin sails from Valparaiso
  • 1836Louis Napoleon banished to America
  • 1864Austrian Archduke Maximilian became Emperor of Mexico
  • 1866Gold coins from the Sydney Mint become legal tender in Canada
  • 1871Stanley presumes to meet Livingston in Ujiji, Central Africa
  • 1883Toronto Argonauts defeat Ottawa FC 9-7, for 1st ORFU Championship
  • 1891Granville T Woods patents electric railway
  • 18921st CRU championship game: Osgoode Hall defeats Montreal, 45-5
  • 1894Fred Lugard signs accord with King Lafia "Absalamu" of Nikki
  • 1898Race riot in Wilmington NC (8 blacks killed)
  • 1905Sailors revolt in Kronstadt Russia
  • 19081st Gideon Bible put in a hotel room
  • 1911Andrew Carnegie forms Carnegie Corp (for scholarly & charitable works)
  • 1911Imperial army recaptures Nanking (blood bath)
  • 191741 suffragists are arrested in front of White House

Born on Nov 10

  • 1433Charles of Charolais [the Bold]: Duke of Burgundy / polyglot
  • 1483Martin Luther: Eisleben, Germany -- Founded Protestantism
  • 1566Robert Devereux: 2nd Earl of Essex / cousin / lover of Elizabeth I
  • 1577Jacob Cats [Father Cats]: Dutch grand pensionary / poet (Houwelyck)
  • 1636Francesco Passarini: Composer
  • 1668Francois Couperin: Paris, France -- Composer / Organist (Concerts Royaux)
  • 1679Johann Christian Schieferdecker: Composer
  • 1694Jean-Laurent Krafft: Composer
  • 1704Carlo Zuccari: Composer
  • 1719Georg Philipp Kress: Composer
  • 1730Oliver Goldsmith: Ireland -- Novelist / dramatist (She Stoops to Conquer)
  • 1759Frederich von Schiller: Germany -- Poet / lyricist (Ode to Joy)
  • 1772Jan Nepomuk Kanka: Composer
  • 1786Carl Eberwein: Composer
  • 1793Jared Kirtland: United States -- Physician / naturalist / reformed penitentiaries
  • 1811Louis Kufferath: Composer
  • 1819Cyrus West Field: Financier / success of 1st transatlantic cable
  • 1827Alfred Howe Terry: Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1890
  • 1830Albert Gallatin Jenkins: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
  • 1833Dobri Voynikov: Composer
  • 1834Wager Swayne: Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1902
  • 1844John S D Thompson: (C), 4th Prime Minister of Canada (1892-94)
  • 1846Martin Wegelius: Finnish musicologist / composer
  • 1846Paul Kuczynski: Composer
  • 1855Josiah Royce: United States -- Philosopher (conception of God)
  • 1861Robert T A Innes: Edinburgh, Scotland -- Astronomer (Proxima Centauri)
  • 1864Alexandre Levy: Composer
  • 1873Henri Rabnaud: Paris, France -- Composer (Le Premer Glaire)
  • 1875Maude Eburne: Canada -- Actress (Ladies They Talk About, Guardsman)
  • 1879Nicholas Vachel Lindsay: United States -- Poet (Gen William Booth enters Heaven)

Died on Nov 10

  • 0461Leo I the Great: Italian Pope (440-61)
  • 1241Celestine IV [Goffredo Castiglioni]: Pope (1241, 16 days)
  • 1285Pedro III: King of Aragon
  • 1299Jan I: Count of Holland / Zeeland (1295-99), dies at 15
  • 1444Wladyslaw III Warnenczyk: King of Poland / Hungary, dies in battle at 20
  • 1549Paul III [Alessandro Farnese]: Italian Pope (1534-49), dies at 81
  • 1665Samuel Friedrich Capricornus: Composer, dies at 36
  • 1670Geory Horn [Hornius]: Theologist / historian, dies at about 50
  • 1673Michael Korybut Wisniowiecki: King of Poland (16..-73)
  • 1779Joseph Hewes: US Merchant / signer (Declaration of Independence), dies at 49
  • 1821Andreas J Romberg: German violinist / Composer (Der Rabe), dies at 54
  • 1865Henry Wards: Confederate prison supt, executed for excessive cruelty
  • 1891JN Arthur Rimbaud: Poet / arms Merchant (Saison en Enfer), dies at 37
  • 1909Ludvig Schytte: Composer, dies at 61
  • 1937Nikolai Batalov: Actor (Mother), dies at 37
  • 1940Arthur Neville Chamberlain: British Premier (1937-40), dies at 71
  • 1948Julius Curtius: German Foreign Minister (1929- ), dies at 71
  • 1954Hussein Fatemi: Iran Foreign minister, executed
  • 1959Lupino Lane: Actress (Deputy Drummer), dies at 67
  • 1960Isadore Freed: Composer, dies at 60
  • 1963Otto Flake: Writer
  • 1968Gerald Mohr: Actor (Christopher-Foreign Intrigue), dies at 54
  • 1970Charles DeGaulle: General / President France (Free French), dies at 79
  • 1971Walter Van Tilburg Clark: US Author (Ox-Bow Incident), dies at 62
  • 1978Linda Scott: Actress (Escape from Hell Island), dies at 28
  • 1978Theo Lingen: Actor (Grosse Gluck), dies at 75
  • 1979Friedrich Thorberg: Writer, dies at 71
  • 1982Elio Petri: Italian director (Workers Class), dies at 53
  • 1982Leonid Ilich Brezhnev: Soviet 1st Secretary, dies of a heart attack at 77
  • 1984Sudie Bond: Actress (Tomorrow), dies at 56 of a respiratory ailment

Historical events on November 11

  • 0537St. Silverius ends his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 0887Parliament in Tribur: King Charles III resigns
  • 1158Emperor Frederik I Barbarossa declares himself ruler of North Italy
  • 1208Otto van Wittelsbach chosen German King
  • 12154th Lateran Council (12th ecumenical council) opens in Rome
  • 1417Oddo Colonna elected as Pope Martinus V
  • 1493Columbus discovers Saba
  • 1503Pope Julius II elected
  • 1606Turkey and Austria sign Treaty of Zsitva-Torok
  • 162041 pilgrims land in Mass, sign Mayflower Compact (just & equal laws)
  • 1640John Pym, Earl of Strafford locked in Tower of London
  • 1647Massachusetts passes 1st US compulsory school attendance law
  • 1648Dutch and French agree to divide St. Maarten, Leeward Islands
  • 1671Dutch States-General forbids importation of French wine
  • 1714A highway in Bronx is laid out, later renamed East 233rd Street
  • 1745Bonnie Prince Charlies army enters England
  • 1752Theresianische Military Academy opens in Vienna
  • 1778Iroquois Indians in New York kill 40 in Cherry Valley Massacre
  • 1790Chrysanthemums are introduced into England from China
  • 1811Cartagena Colombia declares independence from Spain
  • 1813Dresden surrenders to allied armies
  • 1836Chile declares war on Bolivia and Peru
  • 1838Emma Wedgwood accepts Charles Darwins marriage proposal
  • 1851Alvan Clark patents telescope
  • 18601st Jewish wedding in Buenos Aires Argentina
  • 1862Opera "La Forza Del Destino" is produced (St Petersburg Russia)
  • 1864Skirmish at Shoal Creek, Alabama
  • 1865Mary Edward Walker, 1st Army female surgeon, awarded Medal of Honor
  • 1865Thomas Robertsons "Society, " premieres in London
  • 18681st American amateur track and field meet (NYC)

Born on November 11

  • 1154Sancho I: King of Portugal (1185-1211)
  • 1155Alfonso VIII [the Noble One]: King of Castilia
  • 1523Joachim Hopperus [Hoppers]: Frisian lawyer / politician
  • 1579Frans Snyders: Flemish animal painter
  • 1599Ottavio Piccolomini: Italian / Spanish marshal
  • 1633George Savile: 1st Marquis of Halifax / author (Character of a Trimmer)
  • 1657Guido Starhemberg: Austria -- Earl / Field Marshal (Turkish Wars)
  • 1679Firmin Abauzit: French huguenot / Scientist
  • 1688Lorenzo Somis: Composer
  • 1690Gerhard Hoffmann: Composer
  • 1696Andrea Zani: Composer
  • 1722Johann Philipp Sack: Composer
  • 1724Willem A Alting: Governor-General of the Netherlands Indies (1780-97)
  • 1731Carl Joseph Toeschi: Composer
  • 1736Johann H Schepp: German / Netherlands engraver
  • 1744Abigail Smith Adams: 2nd 1st lady (1797-1801)
  • 1767Bernhard Romberg: German cellist / composer / royal chaplain bandmaster
  • 1771Ephraim McDowell: Surgeon (pioneered abdominal surgery)
  • 1788Michal Wielhorski: Composer
  • 1811Ben McCulloch: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862
  • 1821F M Dostojewski: Writer
  • 1821Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky: Russia -- Novelist (Crime & Punishment)
  • 1832Paolo Giorza: Composer
  • 1836Thomas Bailey Aldrich: United States -- Author / editor (Story of a Bad Boy)
  • 1864Alfred Hermann Fried: Germany -- Pacifist (Nobel 1911)
  • 1868Edouard Vuillard: French painter / graphic artist
  • 1869Victor Emmanuel III: King of Italy (1900-46) / Ethiopia
  • 1883Ernest Ansermet: Vevey, Switzerland -- Conductor (Ruilles de Printemps)
  • 1885George S Patton: US General (Sicily / Italy / Normandy) "Old Blood and Guts"
  • 1887Roland Young: London, England

Died on November 11

  • 0307Flavius Valerius Severus: Compassionate Emperor of Rome (306-07)
  • 0397Martinus: (St Maarten), Roman Bishop of Tours, dies at about 81
  • 0826Theodorus Studites: Byzantine Theologist / Poet / saint
  • 1150Hartbert: Bishop of Utrecht (1140-50)
  • 1331Stefanus VIII Uros III Decanski: King of Serbia (1322-31)
  • 1528Lucas van Prague: Czech leader of Bohemian Brothers, dies at about 68
  • 1638Cornelis Cornelisz: "of Haarlem", painter, dies at about 76
  • 1641Ferdinand van Austrian: Cardinal of Spain
  • 1755Johan van de Bergh: Leids regent, dies at 91
  • 1772John Mauritius Quinkhard: Portrait painter, dies at 84
  • 1810Johann Zoffany: Painter, dies at 77
  • 1895Julius Tausch: Composer, dies at 68
  • 1901Antonio Zamara: Composer, dies at 72
  • 1907Henry Gadsby: Composer, dies at 64
  • 1912Jose Canalejas Y Mendez: Premier Spain, murdered
  • 1912Joseph Wieniawski: Composer, dies at 75
  • 1917Liliuokalani: Last Queen of Hawaii (1891-93), dies from a stroke at 79
  • 1918Victor Adler: Austrian neurologist / foreign minister
  • 1929Mieczyslaw Soltys: Composer, dies at 66
  • 1936Edward German: Composer, dies at 74
  • 1942Anton H Blaauw: Botanist (Perception of the Lichtes), dies at 60
  • 1942Hector Abbas: Actor / director (Rosa Lynd Company), dies at 58
  • 1945Jerome Kern: US Composer (Sally, Leave it to Jane), dies at 60
  • 1947Martin Dibelius: German Theologist (That Drawer Jahwes), dies at 64
  • 1954John Rosamund Johnson: Composer, dies at 81
  • 1955John Loudon: Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs (1913-18), dies at 87
  • 1956Victor Young: Orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 56
  • 1962Joseph Allen, Jr.: Actor (All Women Have Secrets), dies at 44
  • 1964Edward Steuermann: Composer, dies at 72
  • 1964H[enry] Beam Piper: United States -- Sci-fi Author (4 Day Planet), dies at 60