What Happened in November 1831

Historical Events

  • Nov 7 State of Gran Colombia disbands
  • Nov 17 Ecuador and Venezuela separated from Greater Colombia
  • Nov 22 Opera "Robert Le Diable" is produced (Paris)

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 8 Edward R L Bulwer-Lytton, English statesman and Viceroy of India (1876-1880)
  • Nov 12 Anton Kerner Ritter von Marilaun, Austria botanist

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 19 James A. Garfield, 20th US President (Republican: 1881), born in Moreland Hills, Ohio (d. 1881)

20th US President James Garfield
20th US President
James Garfield
  • Nov 21 John Franklin Miller, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1886)

Famous Deaths


Nov 11 Nat Turner, slave rebel who led a violent insurrection in Virginia, hanged at 31

Rebel Slave Nat Turner
Rebel Slave
Nat Turner
  • Nov 14 Ignaz Joseph Pleyel, Austrian composer/piano builder, dies at 74
  • Nov 15 Vincenc Masek, composer, dies at 76
  • Nov 16 Karl von Clausewitz, Prussian strategist (Campaign 1813), dies at 51