On This Day

What Happened in November 1790

Historical Events

  • Nov 11 Chrysanthemums are introduced to England from China

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 4 Carlos Antonio López, 1st President of Paraguay (1844-62), born in Asunción, Paraguay (d. 1862)
  • Nov 12 Letitia Christian Tyler, American 1st wife of President Tyler, born in Cedar Grove, Virginia (d. 1842)
  • Nov 17 August Ferdinand Möbius, German mathematician (d. 1868)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 6 James Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician, dies at 64
  • Nov 16 Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, American Continental Congressman (b. 1723)