- Nov 7 Lewis and Clark sight Pacific Ocean
Nov 11 Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Dürenstein - 8000 French troops attempted to slow the retreat of a vastly superior Russian and Austrian force.
- Nov 16 Battle at Schongrabern: Russian army stop French
- Nov 18 30 women meet at Mrs Silas Lee's home in Wiscasset, Maine, organizes Female Charitable Society, first woman's club in America
- Nov 19 Lewis & Clark reach Pacific Ocean, first European Americans to cross continent
- Nov 26 Official opening of Thomas Telford's Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, carrying the Llangollen canal 126 feet above the River Dee
- Nov 8 Francois-Thomas de Baculard d'Arnaud, French writer, dies at 87