On This Day

What Happened in November 1749

Historical Events

  • Nov 2 English Ohio Trade Company forms first trading post

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 3 Daniel Rutherford, Scottish chemist and physician (isolation of nitrogen in 1772), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1819)
  • Nov 23 Edward Rutledge, (Gov-SC)/attorney/signer (Declaration of Independence)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Nov 17 Founding Father of the United States Roger Sherman (28) weds first wife Elizabeth Hartwell in Massachusetts

Founding Father of the United States Roger Sherman
Founding Father of the United States
Roger Sherman

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 27 Balthasar Schmid, German composer and printer, dies at 44
  • Nov 27 Gottfried Heinrich St√∂lzel, German composer and librettist, dies at 59