Historical Events in November 1876

  • Nov 1 King Willem III opens North Sea Canal (Amsterdam-IJmuiden)
  • Nov 1 New Zealand's provincial government system is dissolved.
  • Nov 4 Johannes Brahms' 1st Symphony in C premieres in Karlsruhe, Grand Duchy of Baden

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Nov 5 Henry Morton Stanley's expedition leaves Nyangwe

Journalist and Explorer Henry Morton Stanley
Journalist and Explorer
Henry Morton Stanley
  • Nov 7 Edward Bouchet is 1st African American to receive a Ph.D from a US college (Yale)
  • Nov 7 Meharry Medical College forms at Central Tennesse College

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Nov 7 President Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel J. Tilden claim presidential victory as Tilden (D) wins election but Electoral college selects Hayes (R)

19th US President Rutherford B. Hayes
19th US President
Rutherford B. Hayes

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Nov 17 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's patriotic Slavonic March made its premiere in Moscow to a warm reception by the Russian people.

  • Nov 21 Skirmish between HM Stanley's expedition & natives
  • Nov 23 Columbia, Harvard & Princeton form Intercollegiate Football Association
  • Nov 25 Indian Wars: In retaliation for the American defeat at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, United States Army troops sack Chief Dull Knife's sleeping Cheyenne village at the headwaters of the Powder River.