Famous People Born in November 1866

  • Nov 3 Harry Staley, American baseball pitcher (MLB record 9 RBI 1893; record lasts 70+ years), born in Jacksonville, Illinois (d. 1910)
  • Nov 5 Daniel Protheroe, Welsh conductor and composer, born in Ystradgynlais, Brecknockshire, Wales (d. 1934)
  • Nov 7 Paul Lincke, German composer and theater conductor considered the "father" of the Berlin operetta (Frau Luna, Lysistrata), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1946)
  • Nov 8 Herbert Austin, English automobile designer and builder (founder of Austin Motor Company), born in Little Missenden, Buckinghamshire, England (d. 1941)

Sun Yat-senSun Yat-sen (1866-1925)

Nov 12 Chinese revolutionary and father of modern China, born in Xiangshan [now Zhongshan], Guangdong, Qing Dynasty

  • Nov 13 Abraham Flexner, American educator, born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1959)
  • Nov 17 Voltairine de Cleyre, American anarchist, writer and speaker, born in Leslie, Michigan (d. 1912)

Kenesaw Mountain LandisKenesaw Mountain Landis (1866-1944)

Nov 20 American federal judge (1905-22), Baseball HOF executive and 1st MLB commissioner (1920-44), born in Millville, Ohio

  • Nov 26 Hugh Duffy, American Baseball HOF outfielder (Triple Crown & MLB record .440 batting average, single season 1894 Boston Beaneaters), born in Cranston, Rhode Island (d. 1954)
  • Nov 28 Dick Lilley, English cricket wicket-keeper (35 Tests from 1896 to 1909), born in Holloway Head, Warwickshire, England (d. 1929)

Henry BaconHenry Bacon (1866-1924)

Nov 28 American architect (Lincoln Memorial), born in Watseka, Illinois

  • Nov 28 Johan Bakker Sr, Dutch actor and husband of Truus Soete, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1928)
  • Nov 29 Waldemar von Baussnern, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1931)