What Happened in November 1838

Historical Events

  • Nov 3 The Times of India, world's largest circulated English language daily broadsheet newspaper founded as The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce
  • Nov 5 Honduras declares independence of Central American Federation

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 8 Victor Hugo's "Ruy Blas" premieres in Paris

Author Victor Hugo
Victor Hugo
  • Nov 30 Mexico declares war on France

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 6 John Grant Mitchell, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), (d. 1894)
  • Nov 7 Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, French writer (d. 1889)
  • Nov 13 Joseph F Smith, 6th President of Mormon church
  • Nov 14 August Senoa, Croatian author (Zlatarevo zlato)
  • Nov 22 Jose Augusto da Ferreira Veiga, Viscount d' Arneiro, composer
  • Nov 29 Aeneas Mackay, Baron/Dutch minister of interior/Colonies

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 11 Emma Wedgwood accepts English naturalist Charles Darwin's marriage proposal

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 24 Karl Ludwig Hellwig, composer, dies at 65