On This Day

Famous People Who Died in November 1885

  • Nov 8 Johannes Kneppelhout [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist/author, dies at 71

BattleLouis Riel

Nov 16 Louis Riel, Canadian rebel leader and "Father of Manitoba", hanged for treason at 41

Politician and Revolutionary Louis Riel
Politician and Revolutionary
Louis Riel
  • Nov 25 Alfonso XII, King of Spain (1874-85), dies at 27
  • Nov 25 Thomas A. Hendricks, 21st Vice President of the United States (D), dies 8 months after taking office at 66
  • Nov 26 Thomas Andrews, Irish chemist and physicist (ozone), dies at 71