On This Day

Historical Events in November 1848

  • Nov 1 Classes begin at Boston Female Medical College, 1st US female medical college
  • Nov 3 Johan Thorbeckes revises the Constitution of the Netherlands

Election of Interest

Nov 7 General Zachary Taylor elected as 12th President of US

  • Nov 9 Post office at Clay & Pike opens, 1st in San Francisco
  • Nov 9 Robert Blum, a German revolutionary and MP (Liberal), is executed in Vienna.
  • Nov 21 Alfred de Musset's "Andre del Sarto" premieres in Paris
  • Nov 21 Cincinnati Turngemeinde founded
  • Nov 23 Female Medical Educational Society forms in Boston