On This Day

Historical Events in November 1807

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Nov 11 Washington Irving's Salmagundi periodical published - first to associate the name "Gotham" with New York City

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 27 Portuguese Royal Family and its court of nearly 15,000 people leave Lisbon for their colony of Brazil to escape invading Napoleonic troops

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte