On This Day

What Happened in November 1827

Historical Events

  • Nov 15 Creek-indians lose all their property in US
  • Nov 17 The Delta Phi fraternity, America's oldest continuous social fraternity, founded at Union College in Schenectady, New York

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 10 Alfred Howe Terry, American Major General (Union Army), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1890)
  • Nov 12 Gustav Merkel, German organist and composer (d. 1885)
  • Nov 14 Isaac Wistar, American lawyer, author, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1905)
  • Nov 16 James Southerton, English cricketer (Test debut in the 1st ever Test at 49), born in Petworth, Sussex, England (d. 1880)
  • Nov 17 Petko Slavejkov, Bulgarian writer (d. 1895)
  • Nov 19 Isaac M. St. John, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Augusta, Georgia (d. 1880)
  • Nov 26 Alfred Moore Scales, American politician (45th Governor of North Carolina), born in Reidsville, North Carolina (d. 1892)

Person of interestEllen G. White

Nov 26 Ellen G. White, American religious leader (Seventh-day Adventist Church), born in Gorham, Maine

Christian Pioneer Ellen G. White
Christian Pioneer
Ellen G. White
  • Nov 30 Henri Ernest Baillon, French botanist (History of Plants), born in Calais, France (d. 1895)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 7 Bartolomeo Campagnoli, Italian violinist and composer, dies at 76
  • Nov 18 Wilhelm Hauff, German writer, dies at 24
  • Nov 20 Alexey Titov, Russian composer, dies at 58
  • Nov 24 Harman W. Muntinghe, Dutch lawyer and colonial director, dies at 54
  • Nov 28 Dov Baer Schneersohn, Lubavitch leader/author (Imirei Binah), dies