November 1858 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 17 Origin of Modified Julian Period

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 7 Bipin Chandra Pal, Indian freedom fighter, (d. 1932)
  • Nov 11 Marie Bashkirtseff, Russian painter (d. 1884)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 20 Selma Lagerlöf, Swedish author and Nobel laureate (The Wonderful Adventures of Nils), born in Mårbacka, Värmland (d. 1940)

Author and Nobel Laureate Selma Lagerlöf
Author and Nobel Laureate
Selma Lagerlöf
  • Nov 25 Alfred Capus, French author (d. 1922)
  • Nov 26 Katharine Drexel, Roman Catholic Saint (d. 1955)
  • Nov 30 Jagdish Chandra Bose, Indian physicist (d. 1937)

Weddings in History


HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 11 20th US President James Garfield (26) weds Lucretia Rudolph (26) in Hiram, Ohio

20th US President James Garfield
20th US President
James Garfield

Deaths in History

  • Nov 8 George Peacock, English Mathematician, dies at 67
  • Nov 17 Robert Owen, British father of the cooperative movement (b. 1771)