November 8, 1904
Charles W. Fairbanks, U.S. Senator from Indiana, was elected
Vice-President of the United States under Theodore Roosevelt. The city in Alaska was named for him.
November 9, 1809
Amish settlers moved from Ohio to Adams County, Indiana to establish
a church and community.
November 10, 2012
An explosion in the Richmond Hills subdivision of Indianapolis took
two lives and caused $4 million in property damage. Prosecutors allege that natural gas was
intentionally released and ignited in order to collect insurance money.
November 11, 1918
The Armistice was signed to end World War I. More than 130,000 soldiers from Indiana had
November 12, 1880
Lew Wallace published Ben Hur, hailed
as one of the most influential books of the 19th century.
November 13, 1917
The Carnegie Corporation approved a new library for Vevay in
Switzerland County. This was the last of 164 Carnegie Libraries built in Indiana
and one of the last in the United States.
November 14, 1925
D. C. Stephenson, the Grand Dragon of the Indiana Ku Klux Klan, was
convicted of second-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison.