Historical Events in November 1832

  • Nov 14 First streetcar (horse-drawn) (John Mason) debuts in NYC; fare 12 cents rode on 4th Avenue between Prince and 14th Sts

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Nov 15 Felix Mendelssohn's "Symphony No. 5 (Reformation)" premieres

Composer and Pianist Felix Mendelssohn
Composer and Pianist
Felix Mendelssohn
  • Nov 23 French take Antwerp in liberation of Belgium
  • Nov 24 South Carolina passes Ordinance of Nullification, declaring the tariffs of 1828 and 1832 unconstitutional in and unenforceable in South Carolina, precipitating the Nullification Crisis which presaged the American Civil War
  • Nov 26 1st streetcar railway in America starts operating in New York City with 12 cent fare