On This Day

Birthdays in History in November 1843

  • Nov 19 Richard Avenarius, German philosopher (founded the epistemological theory of knowledge known as empirical criticism), born in Paris (d. 1896)
  • Nov 25 Henry Ware Eliot, American industrialist, philanthropist and the father of T. S. Eliot (d. 1919)
  • Nov 27 William Cornelius Van Horne, American railway executive (Canadian Pacific Railway), born in Frankfort, Illinois (d. 1899)
  • Nov 27 Elizabeth Stride "Long Liz", English victim of Jack the Ripper, born in Torslanda, Sweden (d. 1888)
  • Nov 30 József Kiss, Hungarian literary (Zsido Dalok), born in Mezőcsát, Hungary (d. 1921)