On This Day

Historical Events in November 1860

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 3 Poet and critic Matthew Arnold begins his series of lectures "On Translating Home" as Oxford Professor of Poetry at Oxford University

Poet & Critic Matthew Arnold
Poet & Critic
Matthew Arnold

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Nov 6 Republican Abraham Lincoln of Illinois elected the 16th President of the United States of America

16th US President Abraham Lincoln
16th US President
Abraham Lincoln