On This Day

Famous People Born in November 1878

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestCarlos Saavedra Lamas

Nov 1 Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Argentine politician (Nobel Peace Prize 1936), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1959)

Nobel Peace Laureate Carlos Saavedra Lamas
Nobel Peace Laureate
Carlos Saavedra Lamas
  • Nov 1 Konrad Mägi, Estonian painter, born in Hellenurme Manor, Elva Parish, Governorate of Livonia (d. 1925)
  • Nov 6 Ernest Irving, English composer, born in Godalming, Surrey (d. 1953)
  • Nov 7 Lise Meitner, Austrian-Swedish physicist (discovered the nuclear fission of uranium), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1968)
  • Nov 13 John C Kielstra, Dutch economist and governor of Suriname (1933-44)
  • Nov 13 Max Dehn, German mathematician (Dehn’s lemma), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1952)
  • Nov 14 Leopold Staff, Polish poet (d. 1957)
  • Nov 14 Julie Manet, French painter, daughter of Berthe Morisot (d. 1966)
  • Nov 15 Bela Reinitz, composer
  • Nov 17 Grace Abbott, Grand Island Neb, social worker (US Children Bureau)
  • Nov 21 Gustav Radbruch, German lawyer/minister of Justice
  • Nov 23 Ernest J King, US fleet admiral/Chief of Naval Operations (WWII)
  • Nov 23 Holcombe Ward, American tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1904; President USLTA 1937-47), born in New York, NY (d. 1967)
  • Nov 23 André Caplet, French composer and conductor (Conte Fantastic, Le miroir de Jesus), born on a boat sailing between Le Havre (Seine-Maritime) and Honfleur (Calvados) in France (d. 1925)
  • Nov 24 Mark N Tod, English classicist/historian
  • Nov 25 Georg Kaiser, German playwright (The Burghers of Calais), born in Magdeburg (d. 1945)
  • Nov 26 Marshall Taylor, American track cyclist and the first African American to achieve the level of world champion (1899 world track championships), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1932)
  • Nov 26 Major [Marshall Walter] Taylor, American track cyclist and the first African-American to achieve the level of world champion (1899 world track championships), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1932)
  • Nov 27 Mabel Wheeler Daniels, American composer (Deep Forest, The Desolate City), born in Swampscott, Massachusetts (d. 1971)
  • Nov 27 Jatindramohan Bagchi, Indian (Bengali) poet (d. 1948).
  • Nov 28 Jozef van Mierlo, Belgian Jesuit/literary (Hadewych)