Historical Events in November 1869

  • Nov 1 Deli Me forms T B V tobacco in Sumatra
  • Nov 3 Canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club forms
  • Nov 6 1st intercollegiate football (soccer) game (Rutgers 6, Princeton 4)
  • Nov 15 Free postal delivery formally inaugurated
  • Nov 17 Englishman James Moore wins 1st bicycle race (13K Paris-Rouen)
  • Nov 17 Suez Canal (Egypt) opens, links Mediterranean & Red seas
  • Nov 23 In Dumbarton, Scotland, the clipper Cutty Sark is launched - one of the last clippers ever to be built, and the only one still surviving to this day.
  • Nov 24 American Woman's Suffrage Association forms (Cleveland)