On This Day

Famous People Born in November 1862

  • Nov 1 Johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer (Cyrano de Bergerac), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1941)
  • Nov 4 Eden Phillpotts, English novelist, poet and playwright (Red Madymaynes), born in Mount Abu, Rajasthan, India (d. 1960)
  • Nov 8 James Edward Sullivan, American sports official and founder (Amateur Athletic Union), born in NYC, New York (d. 1914)
  • Nov 15 Adolf Bartels, German journalist and poet, born in Wesselburen, Holstein, Germany (d. 1945)

Person of interestGerhart Hauptmann

Nov 15 Gerhart Hauptmann, German author (Before Dawn - Nobel 1912), born in Obersalzbrunn, Silesia, Prussia (d. 1946)

Dramatist, Author and Nobel Laureate Gerhart Hauptmann
Dramatist, Author and Nobel Laureate
Gerhart Hauptmann
  • Nov 16 Charles Turner, Australian cricket fast bowler (17 Tests; 101 wickets @ 16.53; fastest to 50 Test wickets), born in Bathurst, Australia (d. 1944)
  • Nov 19 Billy Sunday, American evangelist (revivals and sermons reflected the emotional upheavals caused by transition from rural to industrial society in the United States), born in Story County, Iowa (d. 1935)
  • Nov 20 Willem Vliegen, Dutch journalist and chairman (SDAP), born in Gulpen, Netherlands (d. 1947)
  • Nov 23 Alberto Williams, composer (Etrerno Reposo), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Nov 23 Theo van Rysselberghe, Belgian painter (pointillism)
  • Nov 25 Ethelbert Nevin, American pianist and composer, born in Edgeworth, Pennsylvania (d. 1901)
  • Nov 26 Marc Aurel Stein, Hungarian-British archaeologist, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1943)
  • Nov 29 Friedrich Klose, composer