What Happened in November 1798

Historical Events

  • Nov 16 Kentucky becomes first state to nullify an act of Congress
  • Nov 17 -21) Snow storms in New England, hundreds die
  • Nov 27 Rabbi Shneur Zalman, author (Tanya), released from St Petersburg jail

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 1 Benjamin Lee, Baronet Guinness, Irish brewer/Dublin mayor
  • Nov 3 Mason James Murray, American senator and Confederate diplomat (Trent Affair), born in Fairfax, Virginia (d. 1871)
  • Nov 5 Carolina F L duchess of Berry, daughter of crown prince of Naples
  • Nov 29 Alexander Brullov, Russian painter (d. 1877)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 19 Theobald W Tone, Irish nationalist, dies
  • Nov 30 Friedrich Fleischmann, German composer, dies at 32