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November 21, 1834 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • HMS Beagle anchors at Bay of San Carlos, Chile

Birthdays in History

Person of interestHetty Green

Henrietta "Hetty" Green, American businesswoman and financier whose wealth and miserliness saw her known as the "Witch of Wall Street", born in New Bedford, Massachusetts (d. 1916)

The Witch of Wall Street Hetty Green
The Witch of Wall Street
Hetty Green
  • Joseph Jackson Bartlett, American attorney, diplomat and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Binghamton, New York (d. 1893)
1834 in History