What Happened in November 1910

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 1 First issue of "Crisis" published by editor W.E.B. Du Bois

Civil Rights Activist W.E.B. Du Bois
Civil Rights Activist
W.E.B. Du Bois
  • Nov 4 Start of South Africa's 1st F-C game in Aust (v S Aust). It rained

AgreementAgreement of Interest

Nov 4 Russian Tsar Nicholas II visits German Emperor Wilhelm II at Potsdam; they force tentative agreements on spheres of influence in the Middle East

Tsar Nicholas II
Nicholas II
German Emperor and King of Prussia Wilhelm II
German Emperor and King of Prussia
Wilhelm II
  • Nov 6 SDAP/NVV initiate campaign for general males/female suffrage
  • Nov 7 The first air freight shipment (from Dayton, Ohio, to Columbus, Ohio) is undertaken by the Wright Brothers and department store owner Max Moorehouse.
  • Nov 8 1st Washington State election in which women could vote
  • Nov 8 For the first time since 1894, the US elects a Democratic Congress, including the first socialist ever to sit in Congress, Victor L Berger of Milwaukee
  • Nov 8 William H. Frost receives the first U.S. patent for an electrical insect destroyer
  • Nov 10 The date of Thomas A. Davis' opening of the San Diego Army and Navy Academy, though the official founding date is November 23, 1910.
  • Nov 12 1st Movie stunt: man jumps into Hudson river from a burning balloon
  • Nov 14 1st airplane flight from deck of a ship, Norfolk, Va
  • Nov 19 Ferenc Moln├ár's "Tester" premieres in Budapest
  • Nov 20 Revolution broke out in Mexico, led by Francisco I Madero
  • Nov 22 Arthur Knight patents steel shaft golf clubs
  • Nov 26 2nd CFL Grey Cup: University of Toronto defeats Hamilton Tigers, 16-7
  • Nov 27 NY's Penn Station opens as world's largest railway terminal
  • Nov 29 The first US patent for inventing the traffic lights system is issued to Ernest Sirrine.

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 2 Fouad Serageddin, Egyptian politician (d. 1999)
  • Nov 3 Richard Hurndall, British actor (d. 1984)
  • Nov 6 Arthur Cohn, American composer and writer on music, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1998)
  • Nov 11 Arnold D W Tilanus, Dutch MP (CHU)
  • Nov 11 Franz Kemser, Germany, 4 man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • Nov 11 Frideswide Frances Emma Knight, musician/socialist
  • Nov 11 Yisrael Eldad, British extremist politician

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 11 Raemer Schreiber, American physicist (Manhattan Project) who helped develop the first atomic bomb during World War II and prepared the Fat Man bomb that was used in the bombing of Nagasaki, born in McMinnville, Oregon (d. 1998)

Physicist Raemer Schreiber
Raemer Schreiber
  • Nov 12 A "Dudley" Nourse, cricketer (son of Dave, brilliant South African bat)
  • Nov 13 William Bradford Huie, American writer and publisher (d. 1986)
  • Nov 14 Eric Lawson Malpass, writer
  • Nov 14 Norman MacCaig, Scottish poet, born in Edinburgh (d. 1996)
  • Nov 14 Rosemary DeCamp, Prescott Az, actress (Love That Bob, That Girl)
  • Nov 18 Friedrich Weinreb, Polish/Neth theologist/economist
  • Nov 19 Adrian Conan Doyle, son of Arthur Conan Doyle (d. 1970)
  • Nov 20 Pauli Murray, famous African
  • Nov 20 Willem Jacob van Stockum, Dutch physicist (d. 1944)
  • Nov 23 Hal Schumacher, baseball player
  • Nov 24 Lennox Brown, cricketer (South African leg-spinner on 1931-32 Aust/NZ tour)
  • Nov 25 Leon Poliakov, historian
  • Nov 26 Cyril Cusack, Durban Natal South Africa, actor (Day of the Jackal)
  • Nov 27 Rudolf Holzmann, composer
  • Nov 29 Louis Levy Jr, music publisher
  • Nov 30 Paul Cerutti, Monaco, trap shooter, disqualified for drugs in 76 oly

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 15 Wilhelm Raabe [Jakob Corvinus], German author, dies at 79
  • Nov 19 Wilhelm Rudolf Fittig, German Chemist (synthesizing organic compounds), dies at 74

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 20 Leo Tolstoy [Lev Nikolayevich], Russian novelist (Anna Karenina, War & Peace), dies of pneumonia at 82

Novelist Leo Tolstoy
Leo Tolstoy
  • Nov 23 Hawley H Crippen, doctor/murderer, executed