November 1888 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 3 Amsterdam: 1st concerto of Concert worker, under Willem Kes

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Nov 6 Benjamin Harrison (R-Sen-Ind) beats President Grover Cleveland (D), 233 electoral votes to 168, Cleveland received slightly more votes

23rd US President Benjamin Harrison
23rd US President
Benjamin Harrison
US President Grover Cleveland
US President
Grover Cleveland
  • Nov 9 Jack Ripper's 5th and probably last victim, Mary Jane Kelly, found on her bed
  • Nov 14 USC Trojans (then Methodists) play their 1st football game
  • Nov 20 Willard Bundy patents timecard clock

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 7 Chandrasekhara Raman, India, physicist (Nobel 1930)
  • Nov 9 Jean Monnet, French economist/EG-pioneer/chairman (EGKS)
  • Nov 10 Andrej N Tupolev, Russian aircraft builder
  • Nov 11 Maulana Azad, 1st minister of education in independent India
  • Nov 16 Clinton Golden, Penn, founder (United Steelworkers of America)
  • Nov 16 Henri [Ferdinand M J] Bosco, French author/poet (Gogol)
  • Nov 19 Jose RaulCapablanca, Cuba, world chess champion (1921-27)
  • Nov 22 Tarzan, of the Apes, according to Edgar Rice Burroughs' novel
  • Nov 24 Dale Carnegie, author (How to Win Friends & Influence People)
  • Nov 24 Fredrick Willius, American cardiologist (d. 1972)
  • Nov 26 Franz Jung, German writer and political activist, born in Nysa (d. 1963)
  • Nov 29 Joe Slater, Australian Rules footballer (d. 1917)

Deaths in History

  • Nov 1 Nikolai Przhevalsky, Russian explorer (b. 1838)