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 This day in History - November 6
362 Historic Events for November 6
355

Emperor Constantine II crowns cousin Julianus keizer of Britain

Event
1153

Treaty of Wallingford signed

Event
1406

Innocent VII, [Cosma de' Migliorati], Italian Pope (1404-06), dies

Death
1479

Johanna, the Insane, Queen of Castili‰ (1504-20)

Birth
1494

Sulayman I, the Great, sultan of Turkey (1520-66)

Birth
1534

-7] Zealand hit by heavy storm

Event
1558

Thomas Kyd, English dramatist (Spanish Tragedy)

Birth
1566

Julien Perrichon, composer

Birth
1572

Supernova is observed in constellation known as Cassiopeia

Event
1607

Sigmund Theophil Staden, composer

Birth
1613

Luis de Garay, composer

Birth
1632

Battle at Lutzen: Swedish/Saxon army beats imperial armies

Event
1632

Gustavus II Adolphus, king of Sweden, dies in battle at 37

Death
1650

Willem II, earl of Nassau/prince of Orange, dies at 24

Death
1656

Johan IV, duke of Bragan‡a/king of Portugal (1640-56), dies at 52

Death
1657

Brandenburg and Poland sign unity of Bromberg

Event
1659

Theodor Schwartzkopff, composer

Birth
1661

Charles II, last Habsburg king of Spain (1665-1700)

Birth
1669

Laurentius Erhard, composer, dies at 71

Death
1671

Colley Cibber, England, dramatist/poet laureate (Love's Last Shift)

Birth
1672

Heinrich Schtz, German composer (Weihnachtsoratorium), dies at 87

Death
1676

King Carlos II of Spain becomes of age (at 15)

Event
1712

Johann Bernhard Staudt, composer, dies at 58

Death
1730

Hans Hermann von Katte, Prussian lieutenant, beheaded

Death
1746

Absalom Jones, Delaware, born into slavery

Birth