Birthdays in History in November 1872

  • Nov 3 Wilfred Trotter, Coleford Gloucestershire, English surgeon who was a pioneer in neurosurgery, popularized the concept of herd instinct, and was an authority in cancers of the head and neck
  • Nov 9 Bohdan Lepky, Ukrainian writer and poet (d. 1941)
  • Nov 11 David I. Walsh, 46th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1947)
  • Nov 15 Robert marquess of Flers, French author (Habit Vert)

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Nov 30 John McCrae, Guelph Ontario, Canadian physician, soldier and poet (In Flanders Fields)

World War I Soldier & Poet John McCrae
World War I Soldier & Poet
John McCrae