Famous Deaths in November 1930

  • Nov 2 Oliver Perry Hay, American Paleontologist, dies at 84

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Nov 3 Alfred Wegener, German polar researcher and meteorologist (continental shift), dies while on an expedition to Greenland (date is approximate)

Meteorologist, Geologist, Astronomist Alfred Wegener
Meteorologist, Geologist, Astronomist
Alfred Wegener

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Nov 5 Christiaan Eijkman, Dutch physician and pathologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1858)

Physician and Nobel Laureate Christiaan Eijkman
Physician and Nobel Laureate
Christiaan Eijkman
  • Nov 11 W W Whysall, cricketer (4 Tests for England 1924-30), dies
  • Nov 27 J T Tyldesley, cricket (1661 runs in 31 Tests for Eng 1898-1909), dies