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 This day in History - November 30
412 Historic Events for November 30
1667

Jonathan Swift, Engl, satirist (Gulliver's Travels, A Modest Proposal)

Birth
1678

Roman Catholics banned from English parliament

Event
1678

Andries de Graeff, mayor of Amsterdam (1657..71), dies at 67

Death
1679

Pieter van Schooten, Dutch mathematician/fort architect, dies at 45

Death
1693

Christoph Forster, composer

Birth
1694

Marcello Malpighi, father of microscopic anatomy, dies

Death
1699

Christian VI, king of Denmark/Norway

Birth
1700

Turkey declares war on Russia

Event
1700

Artus II Quellinus [Quellien/"the Young], Flemish sculptor, dies at 75

Death
1700

King Charles XII of Sweden defeats Russia at Narva [NS]

Event
1700

Utrecht/Overijssel/Buren/Leerdam/IJsselstein go on Gregoria calendar

Event
1703

Nicolas de Grigny, composer, dies at 31

Death
1718

Charles XII, king of Sweden (1697-1718), killed in battle at 36

Death
1726

Jacques Aliamet, French etcher/engraver

Birth
1731

Beijing hit by Earthquake; about 100,000 die

Event
1735

States of Holland forbid Free Masonry

Event
1747

Dutch State of Zealand declare governorship hereditary for women

Event
1753

Benjamin Franklin receives Godfrey Copley-Penny

Event
1753

Johann Baptist Schenk, composer

Birth
1760

Friederike C Neuber, German actress/author (Schā€˛ferfest), dies at 63

Death
1764

Dieudonne Raick, composer, dies at 61

Death
1764

Franz Xaver Gerl, composer

Birth
1776

Capt Cook begins 3rd and last trip to Pacific (South Sea)

Event
1777

Jean-Marie Leclair, composer, dies at 74

Death
1782

Britain signs agreement recognizing US independence

Event