November 1893 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 4 Dr Jamesons Legertje occupies Bulawayo Matabeleland
  • Nov 7 US State Colorado accepts female suffrage
  • Nov 12 The treaty of the Durand Line is signed between present day Pakistan and Afghanistan - the Durand Line has gained international recognition as an international border between the two sister nations.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 14 Gerhart Hauptmann's "Hanneles Himmelfahrt" premieres in Berlin

Author and Nobel Laureate Gerhart Hauptmann
Author and Nobel Laureate
Gerhart Hauptmann
  • Nov 18 Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Providentissimus Deus
  • Nov 19 1st newspaper color supplement (NY World)
  • Nov 28 Women vote in a national election for the first time: the New Zealand general election.
  • Nov 29 Ziqiang Institute, today known as Wuhan University, is founded by Zhang Zhidong, governor of Hubei and Hunan Provinces in late Qing Dynasty of China after his memorial to the throne is approved by the Qing Government.

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 2 Battista Farina, founder of Pininfarina company (d. 1966)
  • Nov 5 Raymond Loewy, US industrial designer
  • Nov 8 Prajadhipok, Rama VII, king of Thailand (d. 1941)
  • Nov 10 John P. Marquand, American writer (d. 1960)
  • Nov 11 Alceu Amoroso Lima, Brazilian author
  • Nov 13 Edward A Doisy Sr, US bio-chemist (Vitamin K1, Nobel 1943)
  • Nov 14 Carlo E Gadda, Italian engineer/writer (Madonna dei filosofi)
  • Nov 14 Evert S J Kruythoff, Ned Antillean author (conservation flora)
  • Nov 14 Carlo Emilio Gadda, Italian writer, born in Milan (d. 1973)
  • Nov 16 Cornelis J van der Klauw, Dutch biologist/zoologist
  • Nov 19 RenĂ© Voisin, French classical trumpet player (d. 1952)
  • Nov 22 M Kaganovitsj Kogan, people's commissioner for Stalin
  • Nov 22 Harley J. Earl, American automobile designer (d. 1969)
  • Nov 24 Charles F. Hurley, 54th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1946)

Deaths in History

  • Nov 4 Cornelis E van Koetsveld, Dutch vicar/literature, dies at 86
  • Nov 4 Pierre Tirard, French politician (b. 1827)
  • Nov 7 Constantly Lievens, Flemish missionary in India, dies at 37
  • Nov 12 Alexander Freiherr von Bach, premier of Austria (1852-59), dies at 80
  • Nov 13 Antoine T d'abbadie, French explorer: Ethiopia, dies at 78
  • Nov 17 Alexander-Jozef von Battenberg, king of Bulgaria (1879-86), dies at 36
  • Nov 22 James Calder, 5th President of the Pennsylvania State University (b. 1826)
  • Nov 30 Jacobus J Backer, German sea historian, dies at 68