What Happened in November 1846

Historical Events

  • Nov 4 Benjamin Palmer patents artificial leg
  • Nov 5 Robert Schumann's 2nd Symphony in C premieres

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 2 Antonio Peña y Goñi, Spanish composer, born in San Sebastián, Spain (d. 1896)
  • Nov 4 Gaston Henri Charles Antoine Serpette, composer
  • Nov 5 Duncan Gordon Boyes, English recipient of the Victoria Cross (d. 1869)
  • Nov 7 Ignaz Brull, Moravain-born composer, born in Prostějov, Moravia (d. 1907)
  • Nov 10 Martin Wegelius, Finnish musicologist and composer, born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 1906)
  • Nov 10 Paul Kuczynski, Polish composer, born in Szczecin, Poland (d. 1897)
  • Nov 18 Aloys, Liechtenstein nobleman/politician
  • Nov 19 Emile C Wauters, Belgian painter (Van der Goes in the Red Monastery)
  • Nov 25 Carrie Nation, American temperance advocate (d. 1911)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 6 Karol Marcinkowski, Polish physician and activist (b. 1800)
  • Nov 6 Alexander Chavchavadze, Georgian poet and general