On This Day

Famous People Born in November 1859

  • Nov 1 Charles Brantley Aycock, 50th Governor of North Carolina (1901-05), born in Wayne County, North Carolina (d. 1912)
  • Nov 1 W. H. Grattan Flood, Irish author and composer, born in Lismore, County Waterford, Ireland (d. 1928)
  • Nov 1 Bid McPhee, American Baseball Hall of Fame second baseman (Cincinnati Reds; last 2nd baseman to play without a glove), born in Massena, NY (d. 1943)
  • Nov 4 Stanisław Niewiadomski, Polish composer, born in Soposzyn (d. 1936)
  • Nov 13 Georg Knorr, German engineer (brake system trains), born in Ruda bei Neumark, West Prussia (d. 1911)
  • Nov 15 Christopher Hornsrud, Prime Minister of Norway (3 weeks), born in Skotselv, Øvre Eiker, Norway (d. 1960)
  • Nov 17 Gerhard Schjelderup, Norwegian composer, born in Kristiansand. Norway (d. 1933)
  • Nov 19 Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov, Russian composer and musician (Armenian Rhapsody), born in Gatchina, Russia (d. 1935)
  • Nov 22 Cecil Sharp, British collector of English folk music and dance, born in London, England (d. 1924)

Person of interestBilly the Kid

Nov 23 Billy the Kid [William H Bonney], American frontier outlaw, born in NYC, New York (d. 1881)

Frontier Outlaw Billy the Kid
Frontier Outlaw
Billy the Kid
  • Nov 24 Cass Gilbert, American architect (d. 1934)
  • Nov 30 Sergei Lyapunov, Russian composer and pianist, born in Yaroslavl, Russian Empire (d. 1924)