What Happened in November 1801

Historical Events

  • Nov 10 Kentucky outlaws duelling
  • Nov 16 First edition of New York Evening Post

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 3 Karl Baedeker, German published travel books
  • Nov 3 Vincenzo Bellini, Italian opera composer (La Sonnambula, Norma)

Person of interestGail Borden

Nov 9 Gail Borden, American manufacturer and inventor of condensed milk, born in Norwich, New York (d. 1874)

Inventor and Manufacturer of Condensed Milk Gail Borden
Inventor and Manufacturer of Condensed Milk
Gail Borden
  • Nov 10 Vladimir Dal, Russian lexicographer, born in Lugansk, Russian Empire (d. 1872)
  • Nov 10 Samuel Gridley Howe, United States physician, abolitionist, and advocate of education for the blind, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1876)
  • Nov 13 Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria, Queen consort of Prussia (1840-61), born in Munich (d. 1873)
  • Nov 13 Amalie Auguste of Bavaria, Queen of Saxony, born in Munich (d. 1877)
  • Nov 24 Ludwig Bechstein, German poet (d. 1860)
  • Nov 27 Alexander Egorovich Varlamov, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 4 William Shippen, American physician and delegate to the Continental Congress, dies at 89
  • Nov 5 Norinaga Motoori, Japanese scientist, dies at 71
  • Nov 6 Christian Friedrich Gregor, composer, dies at 78
  • Nov 9 Carl Philipp Stamitz, German composer, dies at 56
  • Nov 24 Franz Moritz Graf von Lacy, Austrian field marshal (b. 1725)
  • Nov 28 Déodat Gratet de Dolomieu, French geologist (b. 1750)