Famous People Born in November 1881

  • Nov 1 Edward Van Sloan, American actor (Frankenstein, Dracula), born in Chaska, Minnesota (d. 1964)
  • Nov 3 George Mehnert, American wrestler (Olympic gold flyweight 1904, bantamweight 1908), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1948)
  • Nov 4 Gena Branscombe, Canadian pianist and composer, born in Picton, Ontario (d. 1977)
  • Nov 4 Milton Rosmer, British director (Murder in the Red Barn), born in Southport, Lancashire, England (d. 1971)
  • Nov 5 George A. Malcolm, American jurist (17th Associate Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court) and educator, born in Concord, Michigan (d. 1961)
  • Nov 8 Frank Speck, American anthropologist (Algonquin Tribes and Eastern Woodland Native Americans), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1950)
  • Nov 8 Robert Esnault-Pelterie, French engineer and aviation pioneer who contributed to early heavier-than-air flight in Europe, born in Paris (d. 1957)
  • Nov 12 Maximilian von Weichs, German field marshal (d. 1954)
  • Nov 12 Olev Siinmaa, Estonian 'Functionalist' architect (Pärnu Beach Hotel), born in Pärnu< Governate of Estonia, Russian Empire (d. 1948)
  • Nov 15 Franklin P. Adams, American columnist (Information Please), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1960)
  • Nov 16 Joel H. Hildebrand, American chemist and educator (research led to new treatments for divers with the 'bends' through the use of helium and oxygen breathing mixtures), born in Camden, New Jersey (d. 1983)
  • Nov 18 Percy LeSueur, Canadian hockey player and inventor (large goalie glove), born in Quebec City, Quebec (d. 1962)
  • Nov 20 Arthur Marshall, American ragtime piano player and composer ("Swipesy Cakewalk" with Scott Joplin; "The Peach"), born in Saline County, Missouri (d. 1968)
  • Nov 21 Arthur Chesney [Kellaway], British stage and screen character actor (The Lodger; Chelsea Life), born in Wandsworth, London, England (d. 1949)

Enver PashaEnver Pasha (1881-1922)

Nov 22 Turkish general, Ottoman Minister of War during World War I and part of the dictatorial triumvirate known as the "Three Pashas", born in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire

  • Nov 24 Al Christie, Canadian-born film director and producer (d. 1951)

John XXIIIJohn XXIII (1881-1963)

Nov 25 Italian priest and 261st Pope (1958-63), born in Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy

  • Nov 25 Peder Gram, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen (d. 1956)
  • Nov 28 Stefan Zweig, Austrian poet, essayist and dramatist (Beware of Pity), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1942)