On This Day

What Happened in November 1867

Historical Events

  • Nov 2 Women's fashion magazine "Harper's Bazaar" is 1st published

Historic Event

Nov 3 Battle at Mentana: French & Papal troops beat Giuseppe Garibaldi

  • Nov 4 90 kegs of powder used to get rock from Telegraph Hill, San Francisco, for seawall
  • Nov 23 The Manchester Martyrs are hung at Salford Gaol, Manchester, England for shooting a police officer

Historic Event

Nov 25 US Congress commission looks into "impeachment" of President Andrew Johnson

  • Nov 26 Refrigerated railroad car patented by JB Sutherland of Detroit

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 3 Siegfried Garibaldi Kallenberg, German composer, born in Bad Schachen (d. 1944)
  • Nov 4 Tomasz Arciszewski, 31st Prime Minister of Poland, 3rd Prime Minister of the Polish government-in-exile in London (1944-47), born in Sierzchowy, Piotrków Governorate, Congress Poland (d. 1955)
  • Nov 6 Marie Bregendahl, Danish author (Holger Hauge og hans Hustru), born in Fly, Denmark (d. 1940)

Marie Curie

Nov 7 Marie Curie, Polish-French scientist who discovered radium and the 1st woman to win a Nobel Prize (1903, 1911), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1934)

  • Nov 8 Ilmari Krohn, Finnish composer, born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 1960)
  • Nov 20 Vicente Ripollés, Spanish composer, born in Castellón de la Plana, Spain (d. 1943)
  • Nov 21 Vladimir Ipatieff, Russian-American chemist, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1952)
  • Nov 27 Margaret Ruthven Lang, American composer (Irish Love Song), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1972)
  • Nov 27 Charles Koechlin, French composer (The Jungle Book), born in Paris (d. 1950)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 3 Pieter J Jong, Dutch Zouave, dies in battle
  • Nov 13 Adolphe Napoleon Didron, French archaeologist, dies at 61
  • Nov 28 John Drake Sloat, 1st Military Governor of California (Union Navy), dies at 86