What Happened in November 1833

Historical Events

  • Nov 8 Train derails at Hightstown New Jersey; 2 die
  • Nov 12 The great Leonid Meteor shower was recorded

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 14 Charles Darwin departs by horse to Montevideo

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Naturalist
Charles Darwin

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 2 Mahendralal Sarkar, Indian doctor (d. 1904)
  • Nov 3 Edward Dorr Tracy, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1863)
  • Nov 6 Jonas Lie, Norwegian author (d. 1908)
  • Nov 9 Sally Louisa Tompkins, American nurse and philanthropist, only woman commissioned in Confederate army during US Civil War, born in Mathews City, Virginia (d. 1916)
  • Nov 10 Dobri Voynikov, composer
  • Nov 12 Aleksandr Porfirievich Borodin, Russian composer (Robert LeDiable)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 13 Edwin Booth, American Shakespearean actor (Hamlet), born in Bel Air, Maryland (d. 1893)

  • Nov 14 Antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian/chess player
  • Nov 19 Wilhelm Dilthey, German philosopher (Das Leben Schleiermans)
  • Nov 24 Antoine Labelle, Quebec catholic priest (d. 1891)
  • Nov 27 Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (d. 1897)
  • Nov 29 Louis Douglass Watkins, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Tallahassee, Florida, (d. 1868)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 8 Maximilian Stadler, composer, dies at 85