On This Day

Famous People Who Died in November 1897

  • Nov 6 Édouard Deldevez, French violinist and composer, dies at 80
  • Nov 9 Moritz Heuzenroeder, composer, dies at 48
  • Nov 15 John Mercer Langston, 1st African-American to hold US political office, dies at 67
  • Nov 17 George Hendric Houghton, American Protestant Episcopal clergyman (b. 1820)
  • Nov 19 William Seymour Tyler, American educator and historian (b. 1810).
  • Nov 30 Abraham Carel Wertheim, Dutch banker and philanthropist, dies at 64