What Happened in November 1835

Historical Events

  • Nov 2 2nd Seminole War begins in Osceola

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Nov 15 Charles Darwin reaches Tahiti on board HMS Beagle

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin
  • Nov 16 Charles Darwin's voyage published in Cambridge Philosophical Society
  • Nov 18 -20] Charles Darwin travels to Tahiti
  • Nov 19 A ship carrying 500 armed Maori from Ngati Tama and Ngati Mutunga arrives on the Chatham Islands; those Moriori (indigenous people of the Chatham Islands) that are not killed are enslaved
  • Nov 23 Henry Burden patents Horseshoe manufacturing machine (Troy NY)
  • Nov 24 Texas Rangers, mounted police force authorized by Texas Provisional Government
  • Nov 26 HMS Beagle leaves Tahiti for NZ

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 1 Godfrey Weitzel, (Union volunteers Major general, (d. 1884))
  • Nov 4 Lunsford Lindsay Lomax, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1913)
  • Nov 5 Moritz Szeps, Austrian journalist (d. 1902)
  • Nov 9 Davorin Jenko, composer
  • Nov 9 Emile Gaboriau, author (father of French detective novels)
  • Nov 9 Jean-Theodore Radoux, composer
  • Nov 16 Elliott Warren Rice, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), (d. 1887)
  • Nov 16 Eugenio Beltrami, Cremona Lombardy, Italian Mathematician (non-Euclidean geometry)
  • Nov 17 Andrew L. Harris, governor of Ohio (d. 1915)
  • Nov 18 Americus Vespucius Rice, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1904)
  • Nov 18 Cesare Lombroso, Italian psychiatrist/criminologist
  • Nov 19 Fitzhugh Lee, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1905)
  • Nov 19 Rani Lakshmi Bai, Indian Queen (d. 1858)
  • Nov 22 Frank Crawford Armstrong, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

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Nov 25 Andrew Carnegie, Scottish-American industrialist, steel tycoon, philanthropist and one of the richest Americans ever, born in Dunfermline, Scotland (d. 1919)

Industrialist and Philanthropist Andrew Carnegie
Industrialist and Philanthropist
Andrew Carnegie
  • Nov 29 Empress Dowager Cixi, Chinese ruler (d. 1908)

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Nov 30 Mark Twain [Samuel Clemens], American author (Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn), born in Florida, Missouri (d. 1910)

Author Mark Twain
Mark Twain

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 6 Ignaz Schuster, composer, dies at 56
  • Nov 16 Louis Angely, German comedic poet (Paris in Pommern), dies at 48