On This Day

Birthdays in History in November 1797

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 4 Aleksander A Bestuzhev-Marlinsky, Russian author
  • Nov 7 Silas H. Stringham, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), born in Middletown, New York (d. 1876)

Person of interestCharles Lyell

Nov 14 Charles Lyell, Scottish geologist (Principles of Geology), born in Kinnordy, Angus, Scotland (d. 1875)

Geologist Charles Lyell
Charles Lyell