On This Day

November 1795 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 20 Curacao government forbids slave work on Sunday
  • Nov 28 US pays $800,000 & a frigate as tribute to Algiers & Tunis

Birthdays in History


Person of interestJames Knox Polk

Nov 2 James Knox Polk, 11th US President (Democrat: 1845-49), born in Pineville, North Carolina (d. 1849)

11th US President James Knox Polk
11th US President
James Knox Polk
  • Nov 9 Walter Geikie, Scottish painter, born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1837)
  • Nov 26 Cornelis Pieter Jacob Elout, Dutch military and President of West Sumatra, born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1843)C

Weddings in History


LoveWedding of Interest

Nov 25 US President William Henry Harrison (22) weds Anna Symmes (20) in North Bend, Ohio

9th US President William Henry Harrison
9th US President
William Henry Harrison

Deaths in History

  • Nov 15 Charles-Amédée-Philippe van Loo, French painter (b. 1719)