What Happened in November 1892

Historical Events

  • Nov 2 French poet Paul Verlaine visits Netherlands

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Nov 8 Grover Cleveland (D) elected 24th US President

US President Grover Cleveland
US President
Grover Cleveland
  • Nov 10 1st CRU championship game: Osgoode Hall defeats Montreal, 45-5
  • Nov 12 Pudge Heffelfinger receives $500, becomes 1st pro football player
  • Nov 12 Allegheny Athletic Association beats Pitts Athletic CLub, 4-0 in football
  • Nov 23 Battle of Lomani Congo: Belgian unit beats Arabs, 1000-3000 killed
  • Nov 23 P de Coubertin launches plan for Modern Olympic Games

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 1 Alexander Alekhine, Russia, world chess champion (1927-35, 37-46)
  • Nov 2 Alice Brady, American actress (My Man Godfrey, Gay Divorcee, Zenobia), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 2 Paul Abraham, Hungarian composer (Viktoria und ihr Huzar)
  • Nov 5 J. B. S. Haldane, Scottish geneticist (d. 1964)
  • Nov 6 John Alcock, English pilot (1st non-stop flight across Atlantic Ocean)
  • Nov 6 John Sigvard "Ole" Olsen, comedian (Olsen & Johnson), born in Wabash, Indiana
  • Nov 6 Harold Ross, American editor (d. 1951)
  • Nov 14 James Meredith, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1912)
  • Nov 16 Guo Moruo, Chinese writer (d. 1978)
  • Nov 16 Tazio Nuvolari, Italian racing driver (d. 1953)
  • Nov 17 Max Deutsch, Austrian-French composer, born in Vienna (d. 1982)
  • Nov 19 Huw Thomas Edwards, Welsh trade unionist and politician (d. 1970)
  • Nov 20 James B Collip, Canadian biochemist/physiologist (insulin)
  • Nov 23 Erté, French artist (d. 1990)
  • Nov 24 Isidor Achron, composer
  • Nov 26 Joe Guyon, NFL halfback (Canton, Cleveland, Oorang, Rock I, etc)
  • Nov 28 Thomas Wood, English composer, born in Chorley, Lancashire (d. 1950)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 15 Thomas Neill Cream, Scottish serial killer, is executed at 42
  • Nov 26 Charles Lavigerie, French Catholic cardinal (b. 1825)