News in Connecticut, Stowe’s birthplace:
- The Hartford County Agricultural Society held its annual exhibition
- The Air Line Convention was held in New Haven, CT
- The Denny Party landed at Alki Point, the first settlers of the area that is modern day Seattle, Washington.
- Herman Melville published Moby Dick on November 14, 1851
- American Astronomer, Alvan Clark, patented the telescope.
- The telegraphic convention was held in Austria to discuss telegraph connections in Europe.
- The Dominican Republic and Haiti agreed to a one year truce so that each country could better focus on their crops.