On This Day

Famous People Who Died in November 1883

  • Nov 5 William Hicks, British col/commander (Egyptian army), dies in battle
  • Nov 18 Wilhelm Siemens, German-British physicist and inventor (open-hearth furnace), dies at 60
  • Nov 19 Carl Wilhelm Siemens, German engineer and inventor (laid undersea cables), dies at 60
  • Nov 25 Ludwig Erk, German composer and folk song collector, dies at 76