On This Day

What Happened in November 1825

Historical Events

  • Nov 26 1st college fraternity founded (Kappa Alpha (Union College, NY))
  • Nov 29 1st Italian opera in US, "Barber of Seville" premieres (NYC)

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 1 Joseph B. Palmer, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Rutherford County, Tennessee (d. 1890)
  • Nov 5 Julius H [Szamvald] Stahel, Hungarian-American diplomat, mining engineer, and Major General (Union Army), born in Szeged, Hungary (d. 1912)
  • Nov 9 A. P. Hill, Confederate general, born in Culpeper, Virginia (d. 1865)
  • Nov 14 August Reissmann, composer
  • Nov 25 Edward Augustus Wild, American homeopathic doctor and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Brookline, Massachusetts (d. 1891)
  • Nov 29 Jean-Martin Charcot, French neurologist, born in Paris, France (d. 1893)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 1 Rodrigo Ferreira da Costa, composer, dies at 49
  • Nov 14 Jean Paul, writer, dies at 62
  • Nov 19 Jan Vaclav Vorisek, Czech composer, dies at 34
  • Nov 22 Ann Bailey, pioneer, dies