November 1894 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 1 Vaccine for diphtheria announced by Dr Roux of Paris

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Nov 1 Nicholas II becomes the new Tsar of Russia after his father, Alexander III, dies.

  • Nov 5 Frederick Lugards expedition reaches Nikki
  • Nov 5 Richard Strauss' "Till Eulenspiegels" premieres
  • Nov 10 Fred Lugard signs accord with king Lafia "Absalamu" of Nikki
  • Nov 12 Lawrence Hargrave, Australian aeronautical pioneer and inventor of the box kite, linked four huge box kites together and flew - but remained attached to the ground by piano wire
  • Nov 14 Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Golden Pince-Nez" (BG)
  • Nov 16 6,000 Armenians massacred by Turks in Kurdistan
  • Nov 16 French captain Henri Decoeurs troops reach Nikki, West Africa
  • Nov 17 Daily Racing Form founded

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Nov 17 Serial killer H. H. Holmes is arrested in Boston after being tracked there from Philadelphia by the Pinkertons

Serial Killer H. H. Holmes
Serial Killer
H. H. Holmes
  • Nov 18 1st newspaper Sunday color comic section published (NY World)
  • Nov 18 1st comic strip "Origin of a New Species" by Richard Outcault
  • Nov 19 1st mushroom on a stamp (China 1 & 5 Ap)
  • Nov 19 Dutch troops occupy & plunders palace of Tjakra Negara, Lombok
  • Nov 20 US intervenes in Bluefields, Nicaragua
  • Nov 25 Greenback (Independent) Party organizes in Indianapolis
  • Nov 26 King Lafia "Absalamu" of Nikki signs accord with France

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 2 Alexander Lippisch, German scientist (d. 1976)

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Nov 3 William George Barker, Canadian flying ace (Victoria Cross recipient), born in Dauphin, Manitoba (d. 1930)

First World War Flying Ace William George Barker
First World War Flying Ace
William George Barker
  • Nov 5 Henri E J A de Page, Belgian private law scholar
  • Nov 13 Artur Nebe, German SS officer {d. 1945)
  • Nov 14 Harold Collett Dent, journalist/educationist
  • Nov 16 Count Richard Coudenhove Kalergi, Austrian politician
  • Nov 16 Mabel Normand, [Muriel Fortescue], comedienne (Mickey), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Nov 17 Eelco van Kleffens, minister of Foreign affairs (1939-46)/diplomat
  • Nov 17 Sophocles Venizelos, premier of Greece (1944, 50-51)
  • Nov 19 Américo Tomás, Portuguese admiral and politician, 14th President of Portugal (d. 1987)
  • Nov 26 Norbert Wiener, US, mathematician/discovered cybernetics
  • Nov 26 James Charles McGuigan, Catholic cardinal archbishop of Toronto (d. 1974)
  • Nov 27 Forrest Shaklee, founder (Shaklee Products)
  • Nov 27 Amphilochius of Pochayiv, Ukrainian Orthodox saint (d. 1971)
  • Nov 27 Konosuke Matsushita, Japanese industrialist (d. 1989)
  • Nov 28 Brooks Atkinson, drama critic (Broadway theater namesake)

Weddings in History

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 26 Russian emperor Nicholas II (26) weds Alexandra Feodorovna (22) at the Grand Church of the Winter Palace in St Petersburg, Russia

Deaths in History

  • Nov 1 Tsar Alexander III of Russia (b. 1845) Reigned from 1881
  • Nov 27 Johanna von Puttkamer, Prussian noblewoman, wife of Otto von Bismarck (b. 1824)