What Happened in November 1857

Historical Events

  • Nov 9 Atlantic Monthly magazine 1st published

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 2 Joseph F F Babinski, Polish/French neurologist (Babinski reflex)
  • Nov 3 Michail V Alekseyev, Imperial Russian general and WW I Chief of Staff (d. 1918)
  • Nov 5 Ida Tarbell, muckraker (Standard Oil was very unhappy)
  • Nov 22 George Gissing, English author (Thyrza, Crown of Life)
  • Nov 26 Ferdinand de Saussure, Swiss linguist (d. 1913)
  • Nov 27 Charles Scott Sherrington, British physiologist, Nobel laureate (Neurophysiology), born in London, England (d. 1952)
  • Nov 28 Alfonso XII, king of Spain (1874-85)
  • Nov 29 Theodor Escherich, German pediatrician (d. 1911)
  • Nov 30 Robert Abel, cricketer (The Guv'nor Surrey & England batsman)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 7 Charles Heinrich Christoph Zeuner, composer, dies at 62
  • Nov 26 Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff, German poet (That Freier), dies at 69