On This Day

Historical Events in November 1870

  • Nov 1 US Weather Bureau begins operations (24 locations)
  • Nov 15 Bathe becomes member of Noordduitse Union
  • Nov 16 Spanish Parliament, "the Cortes" formally elects Italian Prince Amedeo Ferdinando Maria as King Amadeo I of Spain
  • Nov 27 The New York Times dubs baseball "The National Game"
  • Nov 29 Compulsory education proclaimed in England