What Happened in Nov 1844

  • "Thou Art The Man" Is Published

    "Thou Art the Man," originally titled "Thou Art the Man!," is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in 1844. It is an early experiment... Read more

  • James K. Polk Is Elected

    On November 5, 1844, Democratic candidate James K. Polk defeated Whig Party candidate Henry Clay to become the eleventh president of the United... Read more

  • Karl Friedrich Benz is Born

    Karl Friedrich Benz, sometimes spelled as Carl, (November 25, 1844, Karlsruhe, – April 4, 1929, Ladenburg, Germany) was a German engine designer... Read more