Historical Events in November 1834

  • Nov 1 First published reference to poker (as Mississippi riverboat game)

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Nov 10 HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin sails from Valparaiso

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin
  • Nov 14 William Thomson enters Glasgow University at 10 yrs 4 months
  • Nov 21 HMS Beagle anchors at Bay of San Carlos, Chile
  • Nov 23 Hector Berlioz's "Harold in Italy" premieres
  • Nov 25 Delmonico's, one of NY's finest restaurants, provides a meal of soup, steak, coffee & half a pie for 12 cents