On This Day

Famous People Who Died in November 1886

  • Nov 8 Fred Archer, English jockey (record 13 x GB Champion flat racing jockey 1874–86; 21 x British Classic Race wins; 5 x French Classic Race wins), 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

Chester A. Arthur

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

  • Nov 22 William Bliss Baker, American painter (b. 1859)
  • Nov 25 Bernardino Guajardo, Chilean popular poet, dies