On This Day

What Happened in November 1806

Historical Events

  • Nov 15 1st US college magazine, Yale Literary Government, publishes 1st issue
  • Nov 15 Explorer Zebulon Pike sights Pikes Peak in Colorado

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 21 Decree of Berlin: Emperor Napoleon I bans all trade with Britain

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 24 Omar Pasha, [Michael Lats], Croatian governor/viceroy of Bosnia/Iraq
  • Nov 24 William Webb Ellis, credited with the invention of Rugby (d. 1872)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 12 Josef Gottlieb Kölreuter, German Botanist who pioneered the study of plant hybrids, dies at 73
  • Nov 16 Moses Cleaveland, founder of Cleveland, Ohio (b. 1754)