On This Day

Famous People Born in November 1895

  • Nov 5 Walter Gieseking, French-German pianist, composer, and lepidopterist, born in Lyon, France (d. 1956)
  • Nov 5 Charles MacArthur, American playwright and screenwriter (The Scoundrel), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania (d. 1956)
  • Nov 7 Jacob Kaplan, French Grand Rabbi (1955-81), born in Paris (d. 1994)
  • Nov 8 Hermann Schey, German-Dutch singer, born in Bunzlau, Silesia, Germany (d. 1981)
  • Nov 8 Photis Kontoglou, Greek writer, painter and iconographer, born in Ayvalık, Turkey (d. 1965)
  • Nov 8 Euphemia Giannini Gregory, Italian-American opera singer and educator (Curtis Institute), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1979)
  • Nov 10 John Knudsen Northrop, American aircraft designer (Northrop Air), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1981)
  • Nov 10 Mary Victor Bruce (née Petre), British speedboat pilot, race car driver, and aviator who flew around Empire State building in 1930, born in Chelmsford, Essex, England (d. 1990)
  • Nov 11 Beulah Ecton Woodard, African-American sculptor, born in Frankfort, Ohio (d. 1955)
  • Nov 11 Jakov Gotovac, Croatian composer, born in Split, Austria-Hungary (d. 1982)
  • Nov 14 Walter Freeman, American physician (d. 1972)
  • Nov 14 Louise Huff, American actress (What Women Want), born in Columbus, Georgia (d. 1973)
  • Nov 15 Olga Nikolaevna, eldest daughter of the last Russian Tsar, Nicholas II and Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna, born in Alexander Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1918)
  • Nov 15 Antoni Słonimski, Polish writer (d. 1976)
  • Nov 16 Eduard Bagritsky, Russian-Soviet poet and journalist (South-West), born in Odessa, Russian Empire (d. 1934)
  • Nov 16 Michael Arlen [Dikran Kouyoumdjian], British author and scriptwriter (An American Verdict), born in Ruse, Bulgaria (d. 1956)

Paul Hindemith

Nov 16 Paul Hindemith, German composer (Mathis der Maler), born in Hanau (d. 1963)

  • Nov 17 Mikhail Bakhtin, Russian philosopher, born in Oryol, Russian Empire (d. 1975)
  • Nov 17 Gregorio López y Fuentes, Mexican author (d. 1966)
  • Nov 18 Ernst Levy, Swiss composer, born in Basel (d. 1981)
  • Nov 19 Louise Dahl-Wolfe, American fashion photographer, born in San Francisco, California (d. 1989)
  • Nov 25 Anastas Mikoyan, Armenian revolutionary and member of Supreme Soviet, born in Sanahin, Yelizavetpol Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1978)
  • Nov 25 Ludvík Svoboda, Czech general and politician (8th President of Czechoslovakia, 1968-75), born in Hroznatín, Moravia, Austria Hungary (d. 1979)
  • Nov 25 Wilhelm Kempff, German pianist and composer (Unter dem Zimbelstern), born in Jüterbog, Brandenburg, Germany (d. 1991)
  • Nov 25 Helen Hooven Santmyer, American writer ("...And Ladies of the Club"), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1986)
  • Nov 26 Bertil Lindblad, Swedish astronomer (Milky Way system), born in Örebro, Sweden (d. 1965)
  • Nov 26 Bill Wilson, American co-founder (alcoholics anonymous), born in East Dorset, Vermont (d. 1971)
  • Nov 28 José Iturbi, Spanish pianist and conductor, born in Valencia, Spain (d. 1980)
  • Nov 29 Yakima Canutt [Enos Edward], American rodeo cowboy, actor and director (Texas Terror), born in Colfax, Washington (d. 1986)
  • Nov 29 Busby Berkeley [Enos], American film choreographer (42nd Street) and director (Strike Up The Band: They Made Me A Criminal), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1976)
  • Nov 29 Lodovico Rocca, Italian composer, born in Turin (d. 1986)
  • Nov 29 William V S Tubman, (Whig), 17th Liberian president (1943-70)
  • Nov 30 Johann Nepomuk David, composer