November 1824 in History

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 2 Popular presidential vote 1st recorded; Andrew Jackson beats J Q Adams

US President & General Andrew Jackson
US President & General
Andrew Jackson
  • Nov 7 St Petersburg floods to 4.20m, city's greatest flood
  • Nov 15 Series of fires kills 10 in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Nov 16 NY City's Fifth Avenue opens for business
  • Nov 19 Storm causes St Petersburg flood, killing 10,000
  • Nov 21 First Jewish Reform congregation forms, Charleston, SC
  • Nov 30 First ground is broken at Allenburg for the building of the original Welland Canal.

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 18 Franz Sigel, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1902)
  • Nov 18 Isham Nicholas Hayne, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1868)
  • Nov 21 Hieronymus Theodor Richter, Dresden, German Mineralogist and co-discoverer of the element indium
  • Nov 24 Karel M M Verlat, Flemish painter/graphic artist