Birthdays in History in November 1909

  • Nov 3 James "Scotty" Barrett Reston, Clydebank Scotld, journalist (NY Times)
  • Nov 4 Evelyn Johnson, Corbin Kentucky, female pilot (most flying hours - 57,685), (d. 2012)
  • Nov 9 Hendrik van Randwijk, Dutch author/founder (Vrij Netherland)
  • Nov 10 Paweł Jasienica, Polish historian (d. 1970)
  • Nov 13 Paul de Vree, Flemish author (Between Doubt & Tears)

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Nov 14 Joseph McCarthy, American Senator, (Rep - Wisconsin) who claimed anti-communists had infiltrated the US government, born in Grand Chute, Wisconsin (d. 1957)

US Senator Joseph McCarthy
US Senator
Joseph McCarthy
  • Nov 15 Don Large, Canada, choral director (Wayne King)
  • Nov 19 Rose Isabel Williams, sister of Tennessee Williams
  • Nov 19 Peter Drucker, American management theorist (d. 2005)
  • Nov 19 Moses Josiah Madiba, Seshego, Pietersburg (now Polokwane) district, South African author and first African chancellor of the University of the North
  • Nov 20 Alan Bible, (Sen-D-Nev, 1954-74)
  • Nov 22 Theodorus H J Zwartkruis, Bishop of Haarlem Netherlands (1966-83)
  • Nov 22 Mikhail Mil, Russian aviation designer (d. 1970)
  • Nov 23 Nigel Tranter, author/historian (River Realm, Robert the Bruce)
  • Nov 24 Hotze de Roos, Dutch youth book author (Chameleon)
  • Nov 25 Hugh Davson, physiologist/writer
  • Nov 26 Eugene Ionesco, playwright
  • Nov 27 Donald John Urquhart, librarian
  • Nov 27 James Agee, American author (African Queen, Death in Family)
  • Nov 27 Anatoly Maltsev, Russian mathematician (d. 1967)
  • Nov 28 Aleksandar Rankovic, Yugoslavic partisan/vice-premier
  • Nov 29 Rupert Davies, methodist Scholar