On This Day

What Happened on November 30, 1861

Historical Events

  • Harper's Weekly publishes EE Beers' "All quiet along the Potomac"

Famous Birthdays

  • Franz Gailliard, Belgian painter (Zeustempel in Athens), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1932)
  • Ludwig Thuille, Austrian composer (sextet for piano and wind quintet), born in Bozen, Tyrol (now Bozano, Italy) (d. 1907)
1861 Highlights

About November 30, 1861

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius