November 1846 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 4 American inventor Benjamin Palmer from Meredith, New Hampshire, patents the artificial leg

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 5 Duncan Gordon Boyes, English recipient of the Victoria Cross, born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England (d. 1869)
  • Nov 18 Prince Louis of Liechtenstein, Liechtenstein nobleman and politician, born in Prague (d. 1920)
  • Nov 19 Emile Wauters, Belgian painter (Van der Goes in the Red Monastery), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1933)
  • Nov 25 Carrie Nation, American temperance advocate who smashed hotels with a hatchet, born in Garrard County, Kentucky (d. 1911)

Deaths in History

  • Nov 6 Alexander Chavchavadze, Georgian poet and general
  • Nov 6 Karol Marcinkowski, Polish physician and activist (b. 1800)