On This Day

Famous People Born in November 1877

  • Nov 1 Roger Quilter, British composer, born in Hove, Sussex (d. 1953)
  • Nov 2 Claire McDowell, American actress (Big Parade), born in NYC, New York (d. 1966)

Person of interestVictor Trumper

Nov 2 Victor Trumper, Australian Cricket Batsman (48 Tests, top score 214; key figure foundation of rugby league in Australia), born in Sydney, NSW (d. 1915)

Cricketer Victor Trumper
Cricketer
Victor Trumper

Person of interestAga Khan III

Nov 2 Aga Khan III, Shia Imam who was one of the founders of the All-India Muslim League and later President of the League of Nations (1937-38), born in Karachi, British India (d. 1957)

48th Shia Imam Aga Khan III
48th Shia Imam
Aga Khan III
  • Nov 2 Joseph De Piro, Maltese founder of the Missionary Society of St. Paul, born in Mdina, Malta (d. 1933)
  • Nov 3 Carlos Ibáñez del Campo, 19th and 25th President of Chile, born in Chillán, Chile (d. 1960)
  • Nov 7 Henry Balfour Gardiner, English composer and musician, born in Kensington, England (d. 1950)
  • Nov 9 Allama Iqbal, Indian philosopher and poet, born in Sialkot, Punjab Province, British India (d. 1938)
  • Nov 9 Sergei US Aleksi, patriarch of Russian-orthodox church
  • Nov 9 Enrico De Nicola, Italian politician, 1st President of Italy (1948), born in Naples, Italy (d. 1959)
  • Nov 14 René de Clerq, Flemish poet/author (Emergency Horn)

Person of interestNorman Brookes

Nov 14 Norman Brookes, Australian tennis player (Wimbledon 1907, 14), born in Melbourne, Victoria (d. 1968)

Tennis Player Norman Brookes
Tennis Player
Norman Brookes
  • Nov 16 Halliwell Hobbes, British actor (Gaslight, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde), born in Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, England (d. 1962)
  • Nov 17 Frank Calder, the first NHL President (d. 1943)
  • Nov 18 Arthur Cecil Pigou, English economist (Economics of Welfare), born in Ryde, Isle of Wight, England (d. 1959)
  • Nov 21 Louis Campbell-Tipton, American composer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1921)
  • Nov 21 Sigfrid Karg-Elert, German composer, born in Oberndorf am Neckar, Germany (d. 1933)
  • Nov 22 Endre Ady, Hungarian lyric poet (Még egyzer, Uj versek), born in Ermindszent, Hungary (d. 1919)
  • Nov 22 Joan Gamper, Swiss-Catalan businessman and founder of FC Barcelona, born in Winterthur, Switzerland (d. 1930)
  • Nov 24 Alben W Barkley, Graves County Ky, (35th Vice Pres-D-1949-53)
  • Nov 24 Kavasji Jamshedji Petigara, Indian CID Commissioner of Police (d. 1941)
  • Nov 25 Harley Granville-Barker, English dramatist, producer (The Voysey Inheritance) and critic, born in London (d. 1946)