On This Day

What Happened in November 1828

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 2 Byron Grimes, American Major General (Confederate Army), born in Pitt County, North Carolina (d. 1880)
  • Nov 7 Ludwig Deppe, German composer, born in Barntrup, Germany (d. 1890)
  • Nov 14 James Birdseye MacPherson, American Major General (Union Army), born in Clyde, Ohio (d. 1864)
  • Nov 21 William McComb, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Mercer County, Pennsylvania (d. 1918)
  • Nov 25 Franjo Rački, Croatian historian and politician, born in Fužine, Austrian Empire (d. 1894)
  • Nov 26 René Goblet, French politician (41st Prime Minister of France), born in Aire-sur-la-Lys, France (d. 1905)
  • Nov 30 Jedediah Hotchkiss, American topographer and cartographer, born in Windsor, New York (d. 1899)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 5 Maria Feodorovna of Russia, second wife of Tsar Paul I of Russia, dies at 69

Franz Schubert

Nov 19 Franz Schubert, Austrian composer (Die schöne Müllerin), dies from syphilis and typhoid fever at 31