On This Day

What Happened in November 1867

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Unifier of Italy Giuseppe Garibaldi
Unifier of Italy
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 InventionNobel Patents Dynamite

Nov 25 Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel patents dynamite
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Alfred Nobel's Dynamite
Alfred Nobel's Dynamite

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

17th US President Andrew Johnson
17th US 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)

Person of interestMarie 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)

Physicist Marie Curie
Physicist
Marie Curie
  • 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 (b. 1806)
  • Nov 28 John Drake Sloat, 1st Military Governor of California (Union Navy), dies at 86