On This Day

Famous People Born in November 1905

  • Nov 1 Paul-Émile Borduas, Canadian abstract painter, born in Saint-Hilaire, Quebec (d. 1960)
  • Nov 2 Frederic Lipmann, French watchmaker, born in Besancon, France (d. 1996)
  • Nov 3 Lois Mailou Jones, American painter (Peasants on Parade), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1998)
  • Nov 3 William Donald Campbell, diarist/ornithologist
  • Nov 4 Martin Raschke, German author and publisher, born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1943)
  • Nov 5 George Bissett, South African cricketer (successful South African quick in 1927-28), born in Kimberley, Cape Province, South Africa (d. 1965)
  • Nov 5 Joel McCrea, American actor (Foreign Correspondent, Sullivan's Travels), born in South Pasadena, California (d. 1990)
  • Nov 7 William Alwyn, English composer, born in Northampton, England (d. 1985)
  • Nov 8 Richard Nicholson, musician
  • Nov 9 Erika Mann, German-American author (Other Germany) and daughter of Thomas Mann, born in Munich, Germany (d. 1969)
  • Nov 9 James William Fulbright, American politician (Sen-D-Mo), born in Sumner, Missouri (d. 1995)
  • Nov 11 Israel Aaron Maisels, South African lawyer and communal leader, born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 1994)
  • Nov 12 Evgeny Grigor'yevich Bruslovsky, composer
  • Nov 12 Solon Michaelides, composer
  • Nov 14 L H Ruitenberg, vicar/editor in chief (Reformed of Netherlands)
  • Nov 14 Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian author

  • Nov 14 John Henry Barbee, American guitarist and singer (d. 1964)
  • Nov 15 Annunzio Mantovani, Italian orchestra leader (Mantovani), born in Venice, Italy (d. 1980)
  • Nov 17 Astrid of Sweden, Queen of the Belgians, first wife of King Leopold III (1934-35), born in Arvfurstens palats, Stockholm, Kingdom of Sweden (d. 1935)
  • Nov 17 Arthur Chipperfield, cricketer (Aus batsman & leggie 99 on Test debut)
  • Nov 17 Mischa Auer [Ounskowsky], Russian actor (My Man Godfrey), born in St Petersburg, Russia (d. 1967)
  • Nov 17 Wazyk, [Adam Wagman], Polish poet/author (Eyes & Mouth)
  • Nov 19 Tommy Dorsey, American trombonist and big band leader (Opus No. 1; I'll Never Smile Again), born in Mahanoy Plane, Pennsylvania (d. 1956)
  • Nov 21 David Moule-Evans, English composer and conductor, born in Ashford, Kent, England (d. 1988)
  • Nov 21 Fred Lindstrom, American Baseball Hall of Fame utility (New York Giants), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1981)
  • Nov 22 James Burnham, philosopher (Coming Defeat of Communism)
  • Nov 24 Ireene Wicker, American singer and actress (Singing Lady), born in Quincy, Illinois (d. 1987)
  • Nov 26 George Emlyn Williams, Welsh actor and playwright (David Copperfield), born in Mostyn, Wales (d. 1987)
  • Nov 26 Bob Johnson, American baseball player, born in Pryor, Oklahoma (d. 1982)
  • Nov 27 Daniel Sternefeld, Belgian conductor and composer (Mater Dolorosa), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1986)
  • Nov 27 Astrid Allwyn, American actress (Charlie Chan's Secret), born in Manchester, Connecticut (d. 1978)
  • Nov 29 Mowbray Henry Gordon Howard, 6th Earl of Effingham
  • Nov 29 Marcel Lefebvre, French Roman catholic bishop (d. 1991)

About November 1905

How Old? 114 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Signs: Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21), Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21)