Today in History for November 1715

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Historical Events

Events 1 - 4 of 4

13th - Battle of Sheriffmuir during Jacobite rebellion. Battle inconclusive but Government forces halt advance of Jacobite army lead by Scottish Earl of Mar
15th - Barrier Treaty, Austria cedes area to Netherlands
24th - River Thames freezes
25th - 1st English patent granted to an American, for processing corn

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 5 of 5

5th - John Brown, English writer (d. 1766)
8th - Elisabeth C van Brunswick-Bevern, wife of Frederik II "the Great"
13th - Dorothea Erxleben, German, first female medical doctor (d.1762)
16th - Girolamo Abos, composer
23rd - Pierre Charles Le Monnier, French astronomer (d. 1799)

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