On This Day

November 1807 in History

Events in History

Historic Publication

Nov 11 Washington Irving's Salmagundi periodical published - first to associate the name "Gotham" with New York City

Historic Event

Nov 27 Portuguese Royal Family and its court of nearly 15,000 people leave Lisbon for their colony of Brazil to escape invading Napoleonic troops


Deaths in History

  • Nov 2 Baron de Breteuil, French statesman (b. 1730)
  • Nov 5 Angelica Kauffmann, Swiss Neoclassical painter, dies at 66
  • Nov 23 Jean-François Rewbell, French lawyer and politician, dies at 60

Joseph Brant

Nov 24 Joseph Brant [Thayendanegea], Mohawk leader, dies at 64

  • Nov 26 Oliver Ellsworth, 3rd Chief Justice Supreme Court (1796-1800), dies at 62