On This Day

What Happened in November 1802

Historical Events

  • Nov 1 Delegates meet at Chillicothe, Ohio, to form a state constitutional convention.

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 9 Elijah Parish Lovejoy, American newspaper publisher and abolitionist, born in Albion, Maine (d. 1837)
  • Nov 14 August F Pott, German philologist (Etymology Forschungen)
  • Nov 19 Solomon Foot, American politician (U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1851-66) and attorney, born in Cornwall, Vermont (d. 1866)
  • Nov 20 James L. Lardner, American naval officer (American Civil War), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1881)
  • Nov 29 Wilhelm Hauff, German writer, born in Stuttgart (d. 1827)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 7 Johann Georg Joseph Spangler, Austrian composer, dies at 50
  • Nov 12 Charles van Poucke, Flemish sculptor, dies at 62
  • Nov 16 AndrĂ© Michaux, French botanist, dies at 56