On This Day

What Happened in November 1830

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Nov 22 Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

British Prime Minister Charles Grey
British Prime Minister
Charles Grey
  • Nov 29 November Uprising: An armed rebellion against Russia's rule in Poland begins.

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 3 John Esten Cooke, American novelist (The Virginia Comedians) and Confederate States Army, born in Winchester, Virginia (d. 1886)
  • Nov 3 Jacob Maarten van Bemmelen, Dutch physicist and chemist, born in Almelo, Netherlands (d. 1911)
  • Nov 8 Oliver Otis Howard, American Major General (Union Army), born in Leeds, Maine (d. 1909)
  • Nov 10 Albert Gallatin Jenkins, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Cabell County, Virginia (d. 1864)
  • Nov 20 Patrick Henry Jones, Irish-American lawyer, Postmaster of New York City, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in County Westmeath, Republic of Ireland (d. 1900)
  • Nov 23 Kaspar CE Ritter von Zumbusch, German/Austria sculptor
  • Nov 27 Harrison Millard, American composer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1895)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 4 Frederic de Merode, Belgian revolutionary, dies in battle at 37
  • Nov 8 Francis I, King of the Two Sicilies (1825-30), dies at 53
  • Nov 25 Pierre Rode, French composer, dies at 56
  • Nov 30 Pius VIII, [Francesco Saverio Castiglioni], Italian 253rd Pope (1829-30), dies at 69