November 1882 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 5 Bedrich Smetana's "Ma Vlast" premieres
  • Nov 15 British HMS Flirt destroys village of Asaba, Niger
  • Nov 16 British gunboat HMS Flirt fires at & destroys Abari village in Niger

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 2 Leo Perutz, Austrian writer and mathematician, born in Prague (d. 1957)
  • Nov 10 Max Mell, Austria officer/literary (Donauweibchen)
  • Nov 11 King Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden (d. 1973)
  • Nov 15 Felix Frankfurter, 80th Supreme Court Justice (1939-62), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Nov 18 Jacques Maritain, French Catholic philosopher (exponent of St Thomas)
  • Nov 18 Wyndham Lewis, English author/painter (Tarr, Apes of God)
  • Nov 23 Johan C T Kikkert, Dutch painter/etcher/critic

Deaths in History

  • Nov 20 Henry Draper, American amateur astronomer (photos of the Moon, Orion Nebula), dies of pleurisy at 45
  • Nov 21 Sergei G Netsjajev, Russian nihilist, dies at 35
  • Nov 26 Otto T Freiherr von Manteuffel, premier of Prussia, dies