On This Day

Historical Events in November 1811

  • Nov 5 El Salvador's 1st battle against Spain for independence

Victory in Battle

Nov 7 Battle of Tippecanoe: Gen. William Henry Harrison defeats the Native Americans of the Tecumesh Confederation

  • Nov 11 Cartagena Colombia declares independence from Spain

Coup d'état

Nov 15 José Miguel Carrera takes control of the Chilean government in a coup d’état becoming the country's first President