On This Day

Famous People Who Died in November 1886

  • Nov 8 Frederick J "Fred" Archer, English jockey, commits suicide at 29
  • Nov 11 Paul Bert, Auxerre, French Zoologist, Physiologist and pioneer of aerospace medicine whose study of the effects of air pressure on the body made possible space and ocean exploration, dies of dysentery at 53

Person of interestChester A. Arthur

Nov 18 Chester A. Arthur, 21st President of the United States (1881-85), dies at 57

21st US President Chester A. Arthur
21st US President
Chester A. Arthur
  • Nov 22 William Bliss Baker, American painter (b. 1859)