Historical Events in November 1849

  • Nov 1 Dutch government of Thorbecke forms
  • Nov 13 Peter Burnett elected first governor of California
  • Nov 15 1st US poultry show opens in Boston
  • Nov 16 A Russian court sentences Fyodor Dostoevsky to death for anti-government activities linked to a radical intellectual group; his sentence is later commuted to hard labor.
  • Nov 21 Friedrich Hebbel's "Der Rubin" premieres in Vienna