On This Day

Historical Events in November 1799

BattleCoup d'état

Nov 9 Napoleon Bonaparte pulls off a coup and becomes the dictator of France under the title of First Consul

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • Nov 12 Andrew Ellicott makes the first known record of a meteor shower observation in the U.S, from a ship off the coast of Florida Keys