What Happened in November 1905

Historical Events


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Nov 3 Tsar Nicholas II of Russia signs a document of amnesty for the political prisoners

  • Nov 4 Dock strike against importing grain elevators in Rotterdam
  • Nov 9 Swedish mine workers win 5 month strike for minimum wages
  • Nov 10 Sailors join the rebellion at Kronstadt naval base in Russia
  • Nov 11 High Commissioner Prince George declares amnesty for all leaders of the insurrection that has been disturbing Crete during the recent months - but which never gained mass supprt
  • Nov 12 (November 12 & November 13) Norway holds a referendum in favor of monarchy over republic.
  • Nov 14 David Belasco's "Girl of Golden West" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 16 Dutch Russian Count Witte becomes Prime Minister of Russia
  • Nov 17 The Eulsa Treaty is signed between Japan and Korea.

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Nov 18 George Bernard Shaw's "Major Barbara" premieres in London

  • Nov 18 Prince Carl of Denmark becomes King Haakon VII of Norway
  • Nov 18 10th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 30-0 in Birmingham
  • Nov 19 The steamer "Hilda" sinks in the English Channel (100 people drown)
  • Nov 21 1st game ever played in the Australian Tennis Open
  • Nov 22 British, Italian, Russian, French and Austro-Hungarian fleet attacks Lesbos
  • Nov 23 Henry Watson Furness, an Indiana physican, named US minister to Haiti
  • Nov 24 Moshav Hertzlia forms in Israel

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Nov 24 Photographer Alfred Stieglitz opens the Little Galleries of the Photo-Secession in Manhattan, New York

Photographer Alfred Stieglitz
Photographer
Alfred Stieglitz
  • Nov 25 Telimco makes the 1st ever advertisment for a radio set, by advertising a $7.50 set in the "Scientific American" which claimed to receive signals for up to one mile
  • Nov 26 1st Australasian Championships: Rodney Heath beats Albert Curtis (4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4)
  • Nov 28 Arthur Griffith forms Sinn Fein in Dublin

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 1 Paul-Émile Borduas, Quebec painter (d. 1960)
  • Nov 2 Frederic Lipmann, French watchmaker, born in Besancon, France (d. 1996)
  • Nov 3 Lois Mailou Jones, US painter (Peasants on Parade)
  • Nov 3 William Donald Campbell, diarist/ornithologist
  • Nov 4 Martin Raschke, German author/publisher/war correspondent
  • Nov 5 George Bissett, cricketer (successful South African quick in 1927-28)
  • Nov 5 Joel McCrea, American actor (Foreign Correspondent, Sullivan's Travels), born in South Pasadena, California (d. 1990)
  • Nov 7 William Alwyn, composer
  • 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, lawyer
  • 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, orchestra leader (Mantovani), born in Venice, Italy
  • Nov 16 Astrid SLT Bernadotte, Queen of Belgium/Princess of Sweden
  • Nov 17 Arthur Chipperfield, cricketer (Aus batsman & leggie 99 on Test debut)
  • Nov 17 Astrid Bernadotte, Princess of Sweden
  • 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, Mahanoy Plane Pa, orchestra leader (Stage Show, Mahogany)
  • Nov 21 David Moule-Evans, composer
  • 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 (d. 1982)
  • Nov 27 Daniel Sternefeld, Belgian conductor/composer (Mater Dolorosa)
  • 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)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 2 Albert von Kölliker, Swiss anatomist (b. 1817)

Person of interestGeorge Williams

Nov 6 George Williams, English philanthropist and founder of YMCA, dies at 84

Founder of the YMCA George Williams
Founder of the YMCA
George Williams
  • Nov 8 Victor Borisov-Musatov, Russian painter (b. 1870)
  • Nov 17 Adolf WAKF, duke of Nassau/grand duke of Luxembourg, dies at 88
  • Nov 17 Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders and son of Leopold I, dies at 68
  • Nov 17 Adolphe of Luxembourg, (b. 1817)