What Happened on November 1, 1880

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Alfred Wegener, German polar researcher, geophysicist and meteorologist (continental shift), born in Berlin (d. 1930)

Meteorologist, Geologist, Astronomist Alfred Wegener
Meteorologist, Geologist, Astronomist
Alfred Wegener
  • Grantland Rice, sportswriter (NY Her Trib 1914-30, Colliers 1925-37)
  • Karel Paul van der Mandele, financier/director (Rotterdamsche Bank)
  • Sholem Asch, Polish-Jewish novelist and playwright (East River, Three Cities), born in Kutno, Poland (d. 1957)