On This Day

Famous People Who Died in November 1927

  • Nov 1 Florence Mills [Winfrey], American cabaret singer, dancer and comedian, known as 'the Queen of Happiness', dies of tuberculosis at 31
  • Nov 3 Karel Matěj Čapek-Chod, Czech journalist (b. 1860)
  • Nov 9 Ole Olsen, Norwegian composer, organist, and military bandleader, dies at 77
  • Nov 11 Wilhelm Ludvig Johannsen, Danish Botanist and Geneticist who provided evidence for Hugo de Vries' mutation theory, dies at 70
  • Nov 17 Adolph Joffe, Russian Communist revolutionary and writer (Brest-Litovsk), commits suicide at 44
  • Nov 20 (Carl) Wilhelm Stenhammar, Swedish composer considered the finest Swedish pianist of his time, dies of a stroke at 56
  • Nov 23 Stanisław Przybyszewski, Polish writer and dramatist, dies at 59
  • Nov 26 Jean-Louis Pisuisse, Dutch night club performer (governess), assassinated at 47
  • Nov 28 Arthur Wichmann, German/Dutch geologist (New Guinea), dies
  • Nov 28 C. E. A. Wichmann, German-Dutch geologist, dies at 76
  • Nov 29 George Giffen, Australian cricket all-rounder (31 Tests, 1 x 100, 6 x 50, HS 161, 103 wickets, BB 7/117; SA CA), dies at 68