On This Day

November 1806 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 15 1st US college magazine, Yale Literary Government, publishes 1st issue
  • Nov 15 Explorer Zebulon Pike sights Pikes Peak in Colorado

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 21 Decree of Berlin: Emperor Napoleon I bans all trade with Britain

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 24 Omar Pasha [Michael Lats], Croatian governor/viceroy of Bosnia/Iraq

Deaths in History

  • Nov 12 Josef Gottlieb Kölreuter, German Botanist who pioneered the study of plant hybrids, dies at 73
  • Nov 16 Moses Cleaveland, founder of Cleveland, Ohio (b. 1754)
  • Nov 23 Roger Newdigate, British politician (sat in the House of Commons 1742-80), dies at 87