On This Day

What Happened in November 1813

Historical Events

  • Nov 2 Treaty of Fulda signed in Germany after Battle of Leipzig
  • Nov 3 US troops under General Coffee annihilate the Red Stick Creek Indian village at Tallasseehatchee, Alabama
  • Nov 6 Chilpancingo congress declares Mexico independent of Spain

Historic Event

Nov 9 General Andrew Jackson, responding to a plea for assistance from White Stick Creek Indians at Fort Leslie, drives off the attacking force of Red Stick Creek Indians at Talladega, Alabama

  • Nov 11 Dresden surrenders to allied armies
  • Nov 12 Allied troops occupy Zwolle, Netherlands
  • Nov 15 Allied troops occupies Groningen
  • Nov 15 Tax revolt in Amsterdam
  • Nov 21 Stettin surrenders to allied armies
  • Nov 28 Cossacks occupy Utrecht
  • Nov 29 Dutch politician Elias Canneman (Lib) becomes Minister of Finance
  • Nov 30 Prince Willem Frederik returns to Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 13 John Wolcott Phelps, American abolitionist, author and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Guilford County, Vermont (d. 1885)
  • Nov 13 Peter II, prince-bishop of Montenegro (1830-51) and poet (The Ray of The Microcosm), born in NjeguĊĦi, Montenegro (d. 1851)
  • Nov 27 Michele Puccini, Italian organist and composer (father of Giacomo), born in Luca (d. 1864)
  • Nov 29 Franz von Miklosich, Slovenian linguist (d. 1891)
  • Nov 30 Charles-Valentin Alkan, French pianist and composer, born in Paris (d. 1888)
  • Nov 30 Hermann Kurz, German poet and novelist (Schillers Heimatjahre), born in Reutlingen, Germany (d. 1873)
  • Nov 30 Louise-Victorine Ackermann, French poet (works characterized by a deep sense of pessimism), born in Paris (d. 1890)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 21 William Russell, English composer and organist, dies at 36
  • Nov 22 Johann Gottfried Vierling, composer, dies at 63
  • Nov 29 Giambattista Bodoni, Italian stamp cutter and publisher (bodoni), dies at 73
  • Nov 30 Friedrich August Baumbach, German composer, dies at 60