November 1832 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 14 First streetcar (horse-drawn) (John Mason) debuts in NYC; fare 12 cents rode on 4th Avenue between Prince and 14th Sts
  • Nov 15 Felix Mendelssohn's "Reformation" premieres
  • Nov 23 French take Antwerp in liberation of Belgium
  • Nov 24 South Carolina passes Ordinance of Nullification
  • Nov 26 1st streetcar railway in America starts operating (NYC) (12 cent fare)

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 5 William Woods Averell, Major General (Union Army), (d. 1900)
  • Nov 7 Andrew Dickson White, educator/1st president of Cornell
  • Nov 9 Émile Gaboriau, French writer (d. 1873)
  • Nov 18 Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, Swedish explorer (d. 1901)
  • Nov 22 George Henry Chapman, Bvt Maj Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1882)
  • Nov 26 Mary Edwards Walker, American doctor/women's rights leader and only woman to receive Medal of Honor (bravery during Civil War)
  • Nov 26 Karl Rudolf König, German physicist (d. 1901)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 29 Louisa May Alcott, Germantown Pennsylvania, American author (Little Women)

Deaths in History

  • Nov 14 Charles Carroll, large landowner/signed Declaration of Independence, dies at 95
  • Nov 14 Rasmus Rask, Danish language scholar, dies at 44
  • Nov 15 Jean Baptiste Say, French economist, dies at 63