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

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

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 1 Khedrup Gyatso, 11th Dalai Lama of Tibet, born in Lithang (d. 1856)
  • Nov 6 John Grant Mitchell, American lawyer and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Piqua, Ohio (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 20 William Painter, American inventor (crown cork bottle cap and opener), born in Ireland (d. 1906)
  • 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
Naturalist
Charles Darwin

Famous Deaths

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