November 1895 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 5 1st US patent granted for auto (George B Selden) for gasoline driven car
  • Nov 5 Edward, Prince of Wales, says "We are all Socialists nowadays"
  • Nov 5 US state Utah accepts female suffrage

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Nov 8 German physicist Wilhelm Röntgen produces and detects electromagnetic radiation in a wavelength range today known as X-rays or Röntgen rays

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Wilhelm Röntgen
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Wilhelm Röntgen
  • Nov 11 Bechuanaland becomes part of Cape Colony
  • Nov 13 First shipment of canned pineapple from Hawaii
  • Nov 19 American inventor Frederick E Blaisdell patents the pencil
  • Nov 21 Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Bruce Partington Plans" (BG)
  • Nov 26 Hawaiian Sugar Planters Association forms

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Nov 27 Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel's will establishes the Nobel Prize

Chemist, Engineer & Innovator Alfred Nobel
Chemist, Engineer & Innovator
Alfred Nobel

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 5 Charles MacArthur, American author (d. 1956)
  • Nov 7 Jakob Kaplan, French head rabbi (1955-81)
  • Nov 8 Photios Kontoglou, Greek writer, painter and iconographer (d. 1965)
  • Nov 10 John Knudsen Northrop, aircraft designer (Northrop Air)
  • Nov 11 Beulah Ecton Woodard, US sculptor
  • Nov 14 Walter Freeman, American physician (d. 1972)
  • Nov 15 Antoni Słonimski, Polish writer (d. 1976)
  • Nov 16 Eduard Bagritsky, [Dzhubin], Russ poet/journalist (South-West)
  • Nov 16 Michael Arlen [Dikran Kouyoumdjian], British author and scriptwriter (An American Verdict), born in Ruse, Bulgaria (d. 1956)
  • Nov 17 Mikhail Bakhtin, Russian philosopher (d. 1975)
  • Nov 17 Gregorio López y Fuentes, Mexican author (d. 1966)
  • Nov 19 Louise Dahl-Wolfe, American photographer (d. 1989)
  • Nov 25 Anastas I Mikoyan, Armenia, member of Supreme Soviet
  • Nov 25 Ludvik Svoboda, Czech general/politician
  • Nov 25 Helen Hooven Santmyer, American writer (d. 1986)
  • Nov 26 Bertil Lindblad, Swedish astronomer (Milky Way system)
  • Nov 26 William Wilson (Bill), East Dorset, Vermont, co-founder (alcoholics anonymous), (d. 1971)
  • Nov 29 Busby Berkeley, choreographer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 29 William V S Tubman, (Whig), 17th Liberian president (1943-70)

Deaths in History

  • Nov 29 Eduard count von Taaffe, Austria premier (1868..93), dies at 62