On This Day

Historical Events in November 1786

  • Nov 7 The oldest musical organization in the United States is founded as the Stoughton Musical Society.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 30 Grand Duke of Tuscany Leopold II promulgates a penal reform, making his the 1st state to abolish the death penalty. November 30 commemorated as Cities for Life Day.

Holy Roman Emperor Leopold II
Holy Roman Emperor
Leopold II