Historical Events in November 1890

  • Nov 4 Alexander Borodin's opera "Prince Igor" debuts at Mariinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Nov 4 Great Britain proclaims Zanzibar as a protectorate
  • Nov 4 Prince of Wales opens first underground station at Stockwell, South London
  • Nov 11 D McCree patents portable fire escape

Historic Publication

Nov 12 Mabel Loomis Todd publishes the first edition of "Poems by Emily Dickinson"

Catholic Encyclical

Nov 20 Pope Leo XIII encyclical "On Slavery in the Missions"

  • Nov 23 General elections in Italy won by the Left group headed by Francesco Crispi
  • Nov 23 King William III of the Netherlands dies (b. 1817) without a male heir and a special law is passed to allow his daughter Princess Wilhelmina to inherit
  • Nov 27 1st signal box for SF Police Department goes into operation
  • Nov 29 1st US Army - US Navy football game, Score: Navy 24, Army 0 at West Point