On This Day

What Happened in November 1829

Historical Events

  • Nov 20 Jews expelled from Nikolayev & Sevastopol Russia
  • Nov 30 First Welland Canal opens for a trial run, 5 years to the day from the groundbreaking

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 8 Samuel Wylie Crawford, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Franklin County, Pennsylvania (d. 1892)
  • Nov 14 Giulio Roberti, composer
  • Nov 15 Petrus Abraham Samuel van Limburg Brouwer, Dutch politician and critic (Akbar), born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1873)
  • Nov 21 Petrus Augustus de Génestet, Dutch vicar and poet, born in Amsterdam (d. 1861)
  • Nov 24 William Passmore Carlin, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Greene County, Illinois (d. 1903)
  • Nov 28 Anton Rubinstein, Russian composer (Dmitri Donskoi), born in Vikhvatinets, Podolia Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1894)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 9 Jean Xavier Lefevre, composer, dies at 66
  • Nov 13 Sam Patch, loses his live in a 125' dive into Genesse Falls
  • Nov 14 Louis Nicolas Vauquelin, French pharmacist (b. 1763)
  • Nov 23 Ritta and Christina Parodi, Sardinian siamese twins, die at 8 months