What Happened in November 1807

Historical Events

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Nov 11 Washington Irving's Salmagundi periodical published - first to associate the name "Gotham" with New York City

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 27 The Portuguese Royal Family leaves Lisbon to escape from Napoleonic troops

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 16 Francois Hainl, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 2 Baron de Breteuil, French statesman (b. 1730)
  • Nov 23 Jean-François Rewbell, French lawyer and politician, dies at 60

Person of interestJoseph Brant

Nov 24 Joseph Brant [Thayendanegea], Mohawk leader, dies at 64

Mohawk Military Leader Joseph Brant
Mohawk Military Leader
Joseph Brant