On This Day

Famous People Born in November 1827

  • Nov 10 Alfred Howe Terry, American Major General (Union Army), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1890)
  • Nov 12 Gustav Merkel, German organist and composer (d. 1885)
  • Nov 14 Isaac Wistar, American lawyer, author, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1905)
  • Nov 16 James Southerton, English cricketer (Test debut in the 1st ever Test at 49), born in Petworth, Sussex, England (d. 1880)
  • Nov 17 Petko Slavejkov, Bulgarian writer (d. 1895)
  • Nov 19 Isaac M. St. John, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Augusta, Georgia (d. 1880)
  • Nov 26 Alfred Moore Scales, American politician (45th Governor of North Carolina), born in Reidsville, North Carolina (d. 1892)

Person of interestEllen G. White

Nov 26 Ellen G. White, American religious leader (Seventh-day Adventist Church), born in Gorham, Maine

Christian Pioneer Ellen G. White
Christian Pioneer
Ellen G. White
  • Nov 30 Henri Ernest Baillon, French botanist (History of Plants), born in Calais, France (d. 1895)