On This Day

Famous People Born in November 1873

  • Nov 4 G. E. Moore, English philosopher (systematic approach to ethical problems), born in London (d. 1958)
  • Nov 4 Bobby Wallace, Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop, pitcher, manager, umpire and scout (St. Louis Browns), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1960)

Person of interestTeddy Flack

Nov 5 Teddy Flack [Edwin], Australian athlete, double Olympic gold medallist in 1896, born in London, England (d. 1935)

Olympic Runner Teddy Flack
Olympic Runner
Teddy Flack
  • Nov 9 Otfrid Foerster, German neurologist, born in Wrocław, Poland (d. 1941)
  • Nov 10 Henri Rabnaud, French composer (Le Premer Glaire), born in Paris, France (d. 1949)

Person of interestW. C. Handy

Nov 16 W. C. Handy, American composer and musician known as the "Father of the Blues" (Memphis Blues, St Louis Blues), born in Florence, Alabama (d. 1958)

Musician and Father of the Blues W. C. Handy
Musician and Father of the Blues
W. C. Handy
  • Nov 20 Daniel Gregory Mason, American composer (Chanticker), born in Brookline, Massachusetts (d. 1953)
  • Nov 22 Johnny Tyldesley, English cricketer (brother of Ernest, 1661 runs in 31 Tests for England), born in Worsley, Lancashire, England (d. 1930)
  • Nov 22 Leopold CMS Amery, British minister of Colonies (India), born in Gorakhpur, British India (d. 1955)
  • Nov 22 Matteo Giulio Bartoli, Italian linguist, born in Labin, Croatia (d. 1946)
  • Nov 24 L Martov, [Yuly O Tsederbaum], Russian revolutionary
  • Nov 26 Fred Herd, Scottish golfer (US Open 1898), born in St. Andrews, Scotland (d. 1954)