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 This day in History - November 15
371 Historic Events for November 15
1660

1st kosher butcher (Asser Levy) licensed in NYC (New Amsterdam)

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1670

Jan A Comenius, [Komensky], Czech/Neth educator/philosopher, dies

Death
1679

English house of Commons accept Exclusion Bill

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1688

Prince Willem III's army lands at Torbay England

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1691

Albert Cuyp, landscape painter, buried at 71

Death
1696

Gerhardus Havingha, composer

Birth
1705

Louis-Gabriel Guillemain, composer

Birth
1708

William Pitt the Elder, (Whig) UK PM (1756-61, 66-68) `Great Commoner'

Birth
1715

Barrier Treaty, Austria cedes area to Netherlands

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1727

NY General assembly permits Jews to omit phrase "upon the faith of a Christian" from abjuration oath

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1731

William Cowper, English lawyer/poet (John Gilpin) [OS]

Birth
1738

F William Herschel, German/English astronomer (discovered Uranus)

Birth
1741

Johann C Lavater, Swiss vicar/philosopher

Birth
1746

Joseph Quesne, composer

Birth
1755

Jan Blanken, Dutch hydraulic engineer

Birth
1763

Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon begin surveying Mason-Dixon Line between Pennsylvania and Maryland

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1774

William Horsley, composer

Birth
1775

Georges-Julien Sieber, composer

Birth
1777

Articles of Confederation adopted by Continental Congress

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1787

Christoph W Ritter von Gluck, composer (Iphig‚nie Tauride), dies at 73

Death
1788

Peregrinus Pogl, composer, dies at 77

Death
1791

1st Catholic college in US, Georgetown, opens

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1793

Michel Chasles, French mathematician (geometry)

Birth
1800

George Rodwell, composer

Birth
1806

1st US college magazine, Yale Literary Govt, publishes 1st issue

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