What Happened in November 1808

Historical Events

  • Nov 10 Osage Treaty / Treaty of Fort Clark, Osage Nation cedes territory in Missouri and Arkansas to the US

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 1 John Taylor, American religious leader (d. 1887)
  • Nov 2 Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly, French writer (d. 1889)
  • Nov 17 Alberich Zwyssig, composer
  • Nov 18 Antoine-Amable-Elie Elwart, composer
  • Nov 22 Thomas Cook, British founder and CEO of Thomas Cook & Son travel agency (Cook Travel Bureau), born in Derbyshire, England (d. 1892)
  • Nov 27 Hugh Weedon Mercer, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1877)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 10 Guy Carleton, 1st Baron Dorchester, British soldier and administrator (Governor of Quebec 1768-1778), dies at 84
  • Nov 16 Mustapha IV, sultan of Turkey (1807-08), dies at 29
  • Nov 17 David Zeisberger, Moravian missionary (b. 1721)