On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1835

Historical Events

  • A ship carrying 500 armed Maori from Ngati Tama and Ngati Mutunga arrives on the Chatham Islands; those Moriori (indigenous people of the Chatham Islands) that are not killed are enslaved

Famous Birthdays

  • Fitzhugh Lee, American Major General (Confederate Army) and 40th Governor of Virginia, born in Fairfax County, Virginia (d. 1905)
  • Lakshmi Bai, Indian Queen of the princely state of Jhansi in North India and leader of the Indian Mutiny (1857-58), born in Benares, Kingdom of Kashi-Benares (Varanasi) (d. 1858)
1835 Highlights

About November 19, 1835

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 185 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio