On This Day

What Happened in November 1822

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 2 James Byron Gordon, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Wilkesboro, North Carolina (d. 1864)

Person of interestGordon Granger

Nov 6 Gordon Granger, American Major General during the Civil War (Union Army), born in Wayne County, New York (d. 1876)

Union General Gordon Granger
Union General
Gordon Granger
  • Nov 7 Edouard Gregoir, Belgian composer, born in Turnhout, Belgium (d. 1890)
  • Nov 14 William Harrow, American lawyer and a controversial Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Winchester, Kentucky (d. 1872)
  • Nov 16 Charles Smith Hamilton, American Major General (Union Army), born in Westernville, New York (d. 1891)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 6 Hendrik van Stralen, Secretary of Interior of the Netherlands, dies at 71
  • Nov 6 Claude-Louis Berthollet, French chemist, dies at 73
  • Nov 18 Anton Teyber, Austrian composer, dies at 66
  • Nov 19 Johann Georg Tralles, German mathematician and physicist (b. 1763)
  • Nov 24 Karl Jacob Wagner, composer, dies at 50
  • Nov 26 Johann Baptist Henneberg, Austrian composer, dies at 53