What Happened in November 1809

Historical Events

  • Nov 22 Peregrine Williamson of Baltimore patents a steel pen

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 4 Benjamin Robbins Curtis, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1874)
  • Nov 9 Albert Taylor Bledsoe, Asst Secy War (Confederacy), (d. 1877)
  • Nov 13 John AB Dahlgren, US Union lt adm/inventor (Civil war Dahlgren-cannon)
  • Nov 23 Horatio Phillips Van Cleve, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Nov 26 Mariano Obiols, composer
  • Nov 27 Frances Anne "Fanny" Kemble, England, Shakespearian actress (Juliet)
  • Nov 30 Thomas Molleson Mudie, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 9 Paul Sandby, English cartographer (b. 1725)
  • Nov 26 Nicolas-Marie Dalayrac, composer, dies at 56