On This Day

Historical Events in November 1905

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Nov 3 Tsar Nicholas II of Russia signs a document of amnesty for the political prisoners

  • Nov 4 Dock strike against importing grain elevators in Rotterdam
  • Nov 9 Swedish mine workers win 5 month strike for minimum wages
  • Nov 10 Sailors join the rebellion at Kronstadt naval base in Russia
  • Nov 11 High Commissioner Prince George declares amnesty for all leaders of the insurrection that has been disturbing Crete during the recent months - but which never gained mass supprt
  • Nov 12 (November 12 & November 13) Norway holds a referendum in favor of monarchy over republic.
  • Nov 14 David Belasco's "Girl of Golden West" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 16 Dutch Russian Count Witte becomes Prime Minister of Russia
  • Nov 17 The Eulsa Treaty is signed between Japan and Korea.

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Nov 18 George Bernard Shaw's "Major Barbara" premieres in London

  • Nov 18 Prince Carl of Denmark becomes King Haakon VII of Norway
  • Nov 18 10th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 30-0 in Birmingham
  • Nov 19 The steamer "Hilda" sinks in the English Channel (100 people drown)
  • Nov 21 1st match ever played in the Australian National Tennis Championships
  • Nov 22 British, Italian, Russian, French and Austro-Hungarian fleet attacks Lesbos
  • Nov 23 Henry Watson Furness, an Indiana physican, named US minister to Haiti
  • Nov 24 Moshav Hertzlia forms in Israel

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Nov 24 Photographer Alfred Stieglitz opens the Little Galleries of the Photo-Secession in Manhattan, New York

Photographer Alfred Stieglitz
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Alfred Stieglitz
  • Nov 25 Telimco makes the 1st ever advertisment for a radio set, by advertising a $7.50 set in the "Scientific American" which claimed to receive signals for up to one mile
  • Nov 26 1st Australasian Championships Men's Tennis, Melbourne: Rodney Heath beats Albert Curtis 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4

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Nov 28 Arthur Griffith forms Sinn Féin in Dublin

Irish Politician and Founder of Sinn Féin Arthur Griffith
Irish Politician and Founder of Sinn Féin
Arthur Griffith