What Happened in November 1845

Historical Events

  • Nov 4 First nationally observed uniform election day in US
  • Nov 15 Opera "Maritana" is produced (London)
  • Nov 29 The Sonderbund is defeated by the joint forces of other Swiss cantons under General Guillaume-Henri Dufour.

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 3 Edward Douglass White, 9th Chief Justice of the United States (d. 1921)
  • Nov 4 Vasudeo Balwant Phadke, The First Indian Revolutionary (d. 1883)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 10 John Thompson, 4th Prime Minister of Canada (C: 1892-94), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia (d. 1894)

4th Prime Minister of Canada John Thompson
4th Prime Minister of Canada
John Thompson
  • Nov 14 Allen Hill, cricketer (took the 1st wicket in Test cricket)
  • Nov 14 Johann Ernst Perabo, composer
  • Nov 18 John F Mellaerts, Flemish social worker (1st Belgian farm gilde)
  • Nov 25 José Maria de Eça de Queirós, Portuguese novelist, born in Póvoa de Varzim (d. 1900)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 2 Chretien Urhan, composer, dies at 55
  • Nov 3 Johan G Verstolk van Soelen, Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, dies at 69