What Happened in November 1831

Historical Events

  • Nov 7 State of Gran Colombia disbands
  • Nov 17 Ecuador and Venezuela separated from Greater Colombia
  • Nov 22 Opera "Robert Le Diable" is produced (Paris)

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 8 Edward R L Bulwer-Lytton, English statesman and Viceroy of India (1876-1880)
  • Nov 12 Anton Kerner Ritter von Marilaun, Austria botanist

Person of interestJames Garfield

Nov 19 James A. Garfield, 20th US President (Republican: 1881), born in Moreland Hills, Ohio (d. 1881)

20th US President James Garfield
20th US President
James Garfield
  • Nov 21 John Franklin Miller, American lawyer, businessman, and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in South Bend, Indiana (d. 1886)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestNat Turner

Nov 11 Nat Turner, slave rebel who led a violent insurrection in Virginia, hanged at 31

Rebel Slave Nat Turner
Rebel Slave
Nat Turner
  • Nov 14 Ignaz Joseph Pleyel, Austrian composer/piano builder, dies at 74
  • Nov 15 Vincenc Masek, composer, dies at 76
  • Nov 16 Karl von Clausewitz, Prussian strategist (Campaign 1813), dies at 51