What Happened in November 1860

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Nov 6 Abraham Lincoln (Rep-R-Ill) elected 16th American President

US President Abraham Lincoln
US President
Abraham Lincoln

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 1 Boies Penrose, United States Senator from Pennsylvania (d. 1921)
  • Nov 7 Jean-Baptiste Eugène Estienne, French general (d. 1936)
  • Nov 16 Edmund Schuecker, composer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 18 Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Polish composer and 1st premier of Poland (1919-20), born in Kuryłówka, Russian Empire (d. 1941)

Panist, Composer and Polish Prime Minister Ignacy Jan Paderewski
Panist, Composer and Polish Prime Minister
Ignacy Jan Paderewski

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 21 Tom Horn, American gunman and outlaw, born in Scotland County, Missouri (d. 1903)

Old West Lawman, Outlaw and Bounty Hunter Tom Horn
Old West Lawman, Outlaw and Bounty Hunter
Tom Horn
  • Nov 23 Karl Branting, Sweden, statesman/diplomat (Nobel Peace Prize 1921)
  • Nov 29 Hans Haym, German conductor, born in Halle (d. 1921)

Famous Weddings

  • Nov 11 1st Jewish wedding in Buenos Aires Argentina

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 5 Carl Binder, Austrian composer, dies at 43
  • Nov 8 Charles Fellows, English Archaeologist who discovered ruins of the cities of ancient Lycia and brought to Lycian marbles to England, dies
  • Nov 14 Feliks Ostrowski, composer, dies at 58
  • Nov 28 Heinrich FL Rellstab, German music theorist, dies