What Happened in November 1794

Historical Events

  • Nov 3 French troops conquer Maastricht
  • Nov 7 French troops conquer Nijmegen
  • Nov 9 Russian troops occupy Warsaw
  • Nov 19 Jakobin Club forms in Paris
  • Nov 19 Jay Treaty, first US extradition treaty, signed with Great Britain
  • Nov 21 Honolulu Harbor discovered
  • Nov 22 Strasbourg Alsace-Lorraine, prohibits circumcision & wearing of beards

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 3 William Cullen Bryant, poet (Thanatopsis)
  • Nov 17 John Barrien Montgomery, Commander (Union Navy), (d. 1873)
  • Nov 23 Joan F Van Oordt, vicar (Groninger direction)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 18 2nd Earl Grey Charles Grey (30) weds only daughter of 1st Baron Ponsonby Mary Elizabeth Ponsonby

British Prime Minister Charles Grey
British Prime Minister
Charles Grey

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 3 Fran├žois-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (b. 1715)
  • Nov 14 Pieter Nieuwland, prodigy/"Dutch Newton", dies at 30

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 15 John Witherspoon, president of the College of New Jersey, dies at 71

Presbyterian Minister John Witherspoon
Presbyterian Minister
John Witherspoon
  • Nov 17 Jacques Fran├žois Dugommier, French general (b. 1738)
  • Nov 22 John Alsop, American Continental Congressman (b. 1724)
  • Nov 28 Friedrich WLGA von Steuben, Prussian/US inspector-general of Washingtons army, dies at 64