On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1859

Historical Events

MurderMurder of Interest

American abolitionist John Brown found guilty of murder, inciting slaves to revolt, and treason against the Virginia Territory during his raid of Harpers Ferry Armory, and sentenced to hang

Abolitionist John Brown
John Brown

1859 Highlights

About November 2, 1859

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio