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 This day in History - November 11
405 Historic Events for November 11
1633

George Savile, 1st marquis of Halifax/author (Character of a Trimmer)

Birth
1636

Yen Jo-ch, Chinese scholar of Ch'ing dynasty

Birth
1638

Cornelis Cornelisz, "of Haarlem", painter, dies at about 76

Death
1640

John Pym, earl of Strafford locked in Tower of London

Event
1641

Ferdinand van Austrian, cardinal of Spain, dies

Death
1647

Massachusetts passes 1st US compulsory school attendance law

Event
1648

Dutch and French agree to divide St Maarten, Leeward Islands

Event
1657

Guido Starhemberg, Austria earl/fieldmarshal (Turkish Wars)

Birth
1671

Dutch States-General forbids importation of French wine

Event
1679

Firmin Abauzit, French huguenot/scientist

Birth
1688

Prince Willem III's invasion fleet sails to England

Event
1688

Lorenzo Somis, composer

Birth
1690

Gerhard Hoffmann, composer

Birth
1696

Andrea Zani, composer

Birth
1714

A highway in Bronx is laid out, later renamed East 233rd Street

Event
1722

Johann Philipp Sack, composer

Birth
1724

Willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97)

Birth
1725

Georg F H„ndels opera "Tamerlano," premieres in London

Event
1731

Carl Joseph Toeschi, composer

Birth
1736

Johann H Schepp, German/Neth engraver

Birth
1744

Abigail Smith Adams, 2nd 1st lady (1797-1801)

Birth
1745

Bonnie Prince Charlies army enters England

Event
1748

Carlos IV, king of Spain (1788-1808)

Birth
1752

Theresianische Military Academy opens in Vienna

Event
1755

Johan van de Bergh, Leids regent, dies at 91

Death