On This Day

Famous People Who Died in November 1930

  • Nov 2 Oliver Perry Hay, American paleontologist, dies at 84

Alfred Wegener

Nov 3 Alfred Wegener, German polar researcher and meteorologist (continental shift), dies while on an expedition to Greenland at 50 (date is approximate)

  • Nov 11 William Whysall, British cricketer (4 Tests for England 1924-30), dies at 43
  • Nov 27 Johnny Tyldesley, English cricket batsman (31 Tests, 4 x 100, 9 x 50, HS 138; Lancashire CCC), dies at 57
  • Nov 30 Mother [Mary Harris] Jones, American labor organizer (cofounded Industrial Workers of the World), dies at 93