What Happened in November 1891

Historical Events

  • Nov 10 1st Women's Christian Temperance Union meeting held (in Boston)
  • Nov 10 Granville T Woods patents electric railway
  • Nov 30 Pope Leo XIII's encyclical "Rerum novarum" published

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 1 Dirk Vollenhoven, Dutch composer/philosopher
  • Nov 4 Miroslav Krejci, Czech composer
  • Nov 5 Bert McGirr, cricketer (played in NZ's 1st Test series)
  • Nov 5 Earle "Greasy" Neale, NFL coach (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Nov 5 Mary Dorna, Dutch author
  • Nov 10 Carl Stalling, American film composer (d. 1972)
  • Nov 11 Rabbit Maranville, American baseball player (d. 1954)
  • Nov 12 Seth Barnes Nicholson, Springfield Illinois, American astronomer who discovered four satellites of Jupiter

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Nov 14 Frederick Banting, Canadian physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, born in Alliston, Ontario (d. 1941)

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Nov 15 Erwin Rommel, German Field Marshal (WWII - African campaign), born in Heidenheim, W├╝rttemberg, Germany (d. 1944)

German WWII Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
German WWII Field Marshal
Erwin Rommel
  • Nov 15 W Averell Harriman, US, (Gov-D-NY)/ambassador to USSR (1943-46)
  • Nov 17 Guido Pannain, composer
  • Nov 17 Jean Del Val, [Gautier], France, actor (Sainted Devil, Flying Deuces)
  • Nov 20 Leon Cadore, pitcher (pitched all of 26 inning game)
  • Nov 20 Reginald Denny Richmond England, actor (Rebecca, Cat Ballou, Batman)
  • Nov 22 Bengt Axel von Torne, composer
  • Nov 22 Edward Bernays, PR expert
  • Nov 22 Erik Lindahl, Swedish economist (Theory of Money & Capital)
  • Nov 27 Pedro Salinas, Spanish writer (Generation of 1927), born in Madrid (d. 1951)
  • Nov 28 Gregorio Perfecto, Filipino jurist & politician (d. 1949)
  • Nov 29 Julius Raab, Austrian Chancellor (1953-61)
  • Nov 29 Richard Frank Donovan, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 1 John A Neuhuys, painter, dies at 59

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Nov 10 Arthur Rimbaud, French poet/arms merchant (Saison en Enfer), dies of a bone cancer at 37