What Happened in November 1923

Historical Events

  • Nov 1 Bruno E Lucander forms Aero E/Y (Finnair)
  • Nov 2 Bloody street fights in Aachen led to establishment of the ill-fated Rhenish Republic
  • Nov 2 Stresemann's SPD-ministers in Germany, step down
  • Nov 6 USSR adopts experimental calendar, with 5-day "weeks"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 8 Hitler stages unsuccessful "Beer Hall Putsch" in Muenchen (Munich)

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Nov 9 Beer Hall Putsc; Nazis fail to overthrow government, 16 die, Hitler flees
  • Nov 10 German ex-crown prince flees Netherlands for Germany
  • Nov 11 Eternal flame lit for tomb of unknown solder, Arc de Triumph
  • Nov 12 In Germany, Adolf Hitler is arrested for attempt to sieze power Nov 8
  • Nov 12 Dr Hjalmar Schacht is appointed special commissioner to deal with the currency problem in Germany; by November 1924 the currency will have been restored
  • Nov 14 Kentaro Suzuki completes his ascent of Mount Iizuna.
  • Nov 19 Béla Bartòk's "Tancsuite" premieres
  • Nov 19 The Oklahoma State Senate ousts Governor Walton for anti-Ku Klux Klan measures
  • Nov 20 Garrett Morgan invents & patents traffic signal
  • Nov 20 Rentenmark replaces the Papiermark as the official currency of Germany at the exchange rate of one Rentenmark to One Trillion (One Billion on the long scale) Papiermark

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 22 Calvin Coolidge pardons WW I German spy Lothar Witzke, sentenced to death

30th US President Calvin Coolidge
30th US President
Calvin Coolidge
  • Nov 23 German army commander Gen Von Seeckt bans NSDAP & KPD
  • Nov 23 Germany's Stresemann government falls to SPD
  • Nov 24 Radio Belgium's 1st transmission
  • Nov 29 The Dawes Commission, chaired by the American Banker Charles Dawes, is set up to look into the German economic situation and make recommendations that the US can accept
  • Nov 30 Dutch Catholic minority government of Wilhelm Marx forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 1 Bruce Dooland, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner, 3 Tests mid-forties)
  • Nov 1 Edward A de Jongh, Antillian author (The Arch)
  • Nov 1 Gordon R[upert] Dickson, Canada, sci-fi author (Genetic General)
  • Nov 1 Victoria de los Angeles, Spanish soprano (d. 2005)
  • Nov 3 Tomás Cardinal Ó Fiaich, Northern Irish clergyman (d. 1990)
  • Nov 4 Alfred Heineken, beer brewer (Heineken)
  • Nov 5 Ian Arthur Hoyle Munro, medical journalist
  • Nov 6 Aleksandra Chudina, USSR, track jumper (Olympic-2 silver-1952)
  • Nov 6 Clay [David] Jones, Welsh gardener (BBC Gardener's Question Time), born in Cardigan, Wales (d. 1996)
  • Nov 6 Renato Capecchi, Italian violinist/baritone
  • Nov 7 Matthew Coady, journalist
  • Nov 8 Dmitri T Jazov, Russian minister of defense (1991 coup)

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Nov 8 Jack Kilby, American electrical engineer and Nobel laureate (handheld calculator, integrated circuit), born in Jefferson City, Missouri (d. 2005)

Engineer Jack Kilby
Jack Kilby
  • Nov 9 Alice [Davis] Coachman, Albany Ga, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1948)
  • Nov 12 Vicco von Bülow, German film director
  • Nov 13 Linda Christian, Tampico, Mexico, actress (Athena, VIPs, Battle Zone)
  • Nov 13 Arthur Hiller, Canadian director (Love Story), born in Edmonton, Alberta (d. 2016)
  • Nov 14 Margaret Courtenay, actress (Royal Flash, Duet for One)
  • Nov 15 Peter Hammond, actor (Buccaneers), born in London, England
  • Nov 17 Bert Sutcliffe, cricketer (all-time great NZ left-handed bat)
  • Nov 17 Robert Francis Vere Heuston, British professor of law
  • Nov 17 Mike Garcia, American baseball player (d. 1986)
  • Nov 18 Alan B Shepard Jr, East Derry NH, Rear Adm USN/astro (Merc 3, Ap 14)
  • Nov 18 Ted Stevens, American politician
  • Nov 20 Beryl Sprinkel, Missouri, economist (Council of Economic Advisers)
  • Nov 20 Nadine Gordimer, South African author (July's people, Nobel 1991), born in Springs, Transvaal, (d. 2014)
  • Nov 22 Dika Newlin, American composer, Schoenberg expert and punk rocker, born in Portland, Oregan (d. 2006)
  • Nov 23 Angelo John Novarese, record company founder
  • Nov 23 Guy Molinari, (Rep-R-NY, 1981- )
  • Nov 23 Nadia Gray, actress (Naked Runner, Maniac, Candide)
  • Nov 23 R. L. Burnside, American musician (d. 2005)
  • Nov 23 Daniel Brewster, American democrat (d. 2007)
  • Nov 23 Billy Haughton, American harness driver and trainer (d. 1986)
  • Nov 25 Jaap van Meekren, Dutch TV host (AVRO/RTL4)
  • Nov 25 Mauno Koivisto, president of Finland (1982-94)
  • Nov 26 Patricia Phoenix, County Galway Ireland, actress (L Shaped Room)
  • Nov 27 Robert A Young, (Rep-D-MO, 1977-86)
  • Nov 28 Helen Delich Bentley, American politician (Rep-R-MD, 1985-95 ), born in Ruth, Nevada (d. 2016)
  • Nov 28 Phyllis Jenkins, literary & theatrical agent community activist
  • Nov 28 Ted Stevens, (Sen-R-AK, 1968- )
  • Nov 28 Gloria Grahame, actress (Sue-Rich Man Poor Man), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1981)
  • Nov 29 Frank Reynolds, E Chicago Ind, news anchor (ABC Evening News)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 19 Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (56) weds artist Maude Noel

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 25 Film director Frank Capra (26) weds actress Helen Howell in San Francisco, California

Film Director Frank Capra
Film Director
Frank Capra

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 5 Jacques d'Adelswärd-Fersen, French novelist (b. 1880)
  • Nov 19 French Netscher, author/journalist (In 3rd Chamber), dies at 59
  • Nov 23 Urmuz, Romanian writer (b. 1883)
  • Nov 24 Michel de Klerk, architect (Amsterdam School), dies at 39
  • Nov 25 Ernst Debes, German cartographer (Moon Atlas), dies at 83
  • Nov 25 Syd Callaway, cricket all-round (3 Tests for Australia 1891-95), dies
  • Nov 26 Alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer, dies at 60