Famous Deaths in November 1881

  • Nov 1 Jacques F H Perk, Dutch poet (Iris), dies at 22
  • Nov 7 John MacHale, Irish Archbishop (Tuam) and writer (b. 1791)
  • Nov 9 Edwin Drake, Father of the oil industry, drilled the first oil well.
  • Nov 21 Ami BouĂ©, Austrian geologist (b. 1794)
  • Nov 25 Theobald Boehm, German inventor of the modern flute (b. 1794)