Historical Events in November 1895

  • Nov 2 Belmont Stakes: Fred Taral aboard Preakness winner Belmar wins in 2:11½; race run in November as NY Jockey Club closed out its affairs
  • Nov 2 First organised auto race in the United States is run in Chicago; 6 cars race over 52-mile lakefront course; 2 finish because of blizzard conditions
  • Nov 5 1st US patent granted for auto (George B Selden) for gasoline driven car
  • Nov 5 Edward, Prince of Wales, says "We are all Socialists nowadays"
  • Nov 5 US state Utah accepts female suffrage

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 8 German physicist Wilhelm Röntgen produces and detects electromagnetic radiation in a wavelength range today known as X-rays or Röntgen rays

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Wilhelm Röntgen
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Wilhelm Röntgen
  • Nov 11 Bechuanaland becomes part of Cape Colony
  • Nov 13 First shipment of canned pineapple from Hawaii
  • Nov 19 American inventor Frederick E. Blaisdell patents the pencil
  • Nov 21 Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Bruce Partington Plans" (BG)
  • Nov 23 4th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 48-0 in Tuscaloosa
  • Nov 26 Hawaiian Sugar Planters Association forms

Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Nov 27 Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel's will establishes the Nobel Prize

Chemist, Engineer & Innovator Alfred Nobel
Chemist, Engineer & Innovator
Alfred Nobel
  • Nov 28 America's 1st auto race organised by the "Chicago Times-Herald" Chicago to Evanston and back; 6 cars, 55 miles, winner avg 7 MPH