What Happened in November 1804

Historical Events

  • Nov 18 Palver Purim 1st celebrated to commemorate miraculous escape
  • Nov 30 Impeachment trial of Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 13 Theophilus Hunter Holmes, Lieutenant General (Confederate Army), born in Sampson County, North Carolina (d. 1880)
  • Nov 18 Alfonso Ferrero la Marmora, Italian general and statesman (6th Prime Minister of Italy, 1864-66), born in Turin, French Empire (d. 1878)

Franklin Pierce

Nov 23 Franklin Pierce, American politician,14th US President (Democrat: 1853-57), born in Hillsborough, New Hampshire (d. 1869)

  • Nov 27 Julius Benedict, German opera composer (Protoghesi), born in Stuttgart, Germany (d. 1885)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 2 Armand-Gaston Camus, French revolutionary and Chairman of the Council of 500, dies at 64
  • Nov 5 Elizabeth "Betje" Wolff-Bekker, poetess (Sara Burgerhart), dies at 66
  • Nov 14 Aagje Deken, Dutch literary (Sara Burgerhart), dies at 62
  • Nov 19 Pietro Alessandro Guglielmi, Italian opera composer, dies at 75
  • Nov 23 Richard Graves, English writer (The Spiritual Quixote) dies at 89