On This Day

What Happened in November 1777

Historical Events


USAArticles of Confederation

Nov 15 Articles of Confederation, the first constitution of the United States, is approved by the Continental Congress
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The Articles of Confederation, the first constitution of the United States of America
The Articles of Confederation, the first constitution of the United States of America

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 2 Fortunat Alojzy Gonzaga Żółkowski, Polish actor, comedist, translator, editor of humour magazines, born near Nowogródek, Poland (d. 1822)
  • Nov 2 Princess Sophia of the United Kingdom, 5th daughter of King George III, born in Buckingham House, London (d. 1848)
  • Nov 8 Désirée Clary, Queen of Sweden and Norway (1818-44), born in Marseille, France (d. 1860)
  • Nov 28 Augsut Kestner, German art collector and diplomat, born in Hanover, Germany (d. 1853)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 10 Cornstalk, Shawnee chief
  • Nov 30 Jean-Marie Leclair, composer, dies at 74