What Happened in November 1775

Historical Events

  • Nov 7 Lord Dunmore promises freedom to male slaves who join British army
  • Nov 10 Congress forms US Marine Corps

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 11 Mohawk military leader Joseph Brant goes to London to solicit more support from the government and to persuade the Crown to address past Mohawk land grievances in exchange for their participation as allies in the impending war

Mohawk Military Leader Joseph Brant
Mohawk Military Leader
Joseph Brant
  • Nov 12 General Washington forbids recruiting officers enlisting blacks
  • Nov 13 American Revolutionary forces capture Montreal
  • Nov 14 -15] Floods ravage Dutch coast provinces
  • Nov 28 Second Continental Congress formally establishes US Navy
  • Nov 29 Sir James Jay invents invisible ink

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 15 Georges-Julien Sieber, composer
  • Nov 27 Joachim G le Sage ten Broek, Dutch notary/catholic foreman/publicist

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 16 Marian Paradeiser, composer, dies at 28
  • Nov 21 John Hill, British writer
  • Nov 24 Lorenzo Ricci, Italian Jesuit leader (b. 1703)
  • Nov 29 Lorenzo Somis, composer, dies at 87