On This Day

What Happened in November 1816

Historical Events

  • Nov 19 Warsaw University is established.

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 3 Jubal Early, American General (Confederate Army), born in Franklin County, Virginia (d. 1894)
  • Nov 4 William Polk Hardeman, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Williamson County, Tennessee (d. 1898)
  • Nov 4 Stephen Johnson Field, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1899)
  • Nov 14 John Curwen, English Congregationalist minister and founder of Tonic sol-fa music system, born in Heckmondwike, Yorkshire (d. 1880)
  • Nov 15 Joseph Bennett Plummer, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Barre, Massachusetts (d. 1862)
  • Nov 17 August W Ambros, Austria musicologist (History of Music)
  • Nov 26 William H. T. Walker, American Major General (Confederate Army), born in Augusta, Georgia (d. 1864)
  • Nov 29 Carl Binder, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1860)
  • Nov 29 Morrison Waite, American jurist (d. 1888)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 6 Gouverneur Morris, American lawmaker and diplomat (b. 1752)