What Happened in November 1811

Historical Events

  • Nov 5 El Salvador's 1st battle against Spain for independence

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Nov 7 Battle of Tippecanoe: Gen. William Henry Harrison defeats the Native Americans of the Tecumesh Confederation

9th US President William Henry Harrison
9th US President
William Henry Harrison
  • Nov 11 Cartagena Colombia declares independence from Spain

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 7 Karel J Erben, Czech poet (Bouquet)
  • Nov 10 Louis Kufferath, composer
  • Nov 11 Ben McCulloch, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1862)
  • Nov 13 Yuri Karlovich Arnold, Russian composer, born in St. Petersburg, Petrograd (d. 1898)
  • Nov 19 John Ancrum Winslow, Comm (Union Navy), (d. 1873)
  • Nov 21 Zeng Guofan, Chinese military (d. 1872)
  • Nov 24 Ditler G Monrad, Danish theologist/bishop/premier (1863- )
  • Nov 24 Ulrich Ochsenbein, Swiss Federal Councillor (d. 1890)
  • Nov 28 Maximilian II Jozef, king of Bayern (1848-64)
  • Nov 29 Wendell Phillips, women's suffrage/antislavery/prison reformer

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 8 Charles F Bentinck, Dutch minister of Colonies, dies at 47
  • Nov 21 Heinrich W von Kleist, German playwright, dies at 34
  • Nov 27 Andrew Meikle, British mechanical engineer (b. 1719)