November 1833 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 8 Train derails at Hightstown New Jersey; 2 die
  • Nov 12 The great Leonid Meteor shower was recorded

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Nov 14 Charles Darwin departs by horse to Montevideo

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 2 Mahendralal Sarkar, Indian homeopath doctor and founder of the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, born in Paikpara village, Howrah, India (d. 1904)
  • Nov 3 Edward Dorr Tracy, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1863)
  • Nov 6 Jonas Lie, Norwegian author (The Family at Gilje: A Domestic Story of the Forties), born in Hokksund, Eiker, Norway (d. 1908)
  • Nov 9 Sally Louisa Tompkins, American nurse and philanthropist, only woman commissioned in Confederate army during US Civil War, born in Mathews City, Virginia (d. 1916)
  • Nov 10 Dobri Voynikov, Bulgarian teacher, playwright and journalist (The Phoney Civilization), born in ┼×umnu, Ottoman Empire (d. 1878)
  • Nov 14 Antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian/chess player
  • Nov 19 Wilhelm Dilthey, German philosopher (Das Leben Schleiermans)
  • Nov 24 Antoine Labelle, Quebec catholic priest (d. 1891)
  • Nov 27 Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (d. 1897)
  • Nov 29 Louis Douglass Watkins, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Tallahassee, Florida, (d. 1868)