On This Day

Famous People Who Died in November 1869

  • Nov 3 Andreas Kalvos, Greek poet, dies at 77
  • Nov 4 George Peabody, American-British entrepreneur and philanthropist who founded the Peabody Trust and the Peabody Institute, dies at 74
  • Nov 5 Otis Tufts, American machinist and inventor who built printing machines, steam engines, firefighting equipment and invented the steam pile driver, dies at 65
  • Nov 12 Gheorghe Asachi, author/humanist (1st newspaper in Moldavia), dies
  • Nov 16 Hamiora Pere is hanged for treason at the Terrace Gaol, Wellington - only New Zealander ever to be executed for treason