What Happened in November 1795

Historical Events

  • Nov 20 Curacao government forbids slave work on Sunday
  • Nov 28 US pays $800,000 & a frigate as tribute to Algiers & Tunis

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 2 James Knox Polk, 11th US President (Democrat: 1845-49), born in Pineville, North Carolina (d. 1849)

11th US President James Knox Polk
11th US President
James Knox Polk
  • Nov 9 Walter Geikie, Scottish painter
  • Nov 24 Josif Josifovich Genishta, composer
  • Nov 26 Carl P Fohr, German painter
  • Nov 26 Cornelis P J Elout, Dutch military/resident of West Sumatra
  • Nov 28 Adolf Bernhard Marx, composer

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 25 US President William Henry Harrison (22) weds Anna Symmes (20) in North Bend, Ohio

9th US President William Henry Harrison
9th US President
William Henry Harrison

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 6 Jiri Antonin Benda, composer, dies at 73
  • Nov 15 Charles-Amédée-Philippe van Loo, French painter (b. 1719)
  • Nov 19 Thomas Linley the elder, English musician and tenor, dies at 62