What Happened in November 1838

Historical Events

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

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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 Charles Darwin's marriage proposal (English Naturalist later author of Origin of the Species)

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin

Famous Deaths

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