On This Day

Famous People Born in November 1842

  • Nov 2 Otto Reubke, German organist, conductor, and composer, born in Hausneindorf, Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1913)
  • Nov 4 William Barker Cushing, American naval officer (best known for sinking the CSS Albemarle during a daring nighttime raid on 27 October 1864), born in Delafield, Wisconsin (d. 1874)
  • Nov 14 Walter Williams, claimed to be last survivor of Civil War (d. 1959)
  • Nov 22 Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster, Uncle Tom), born in the Netherlands (d. 1908)
  • Nov 22 José Maria de Heredia, Cuban-French sonnet poet (Les Trophées), born in La Fortuna, Cuba (d. 1905)
  • Nov 23 James Lillywhite Jr, cricketer (1st England Test captain)
  • Nov 25 Vittorio Dabormida, Italian general who fought in the Italo-Ethiopian War, born in Turin (d. 1896)