Birthdays in History in November 1855

  • Nov 5 Eugene V. Debs, Terre Haute, Indiana, American labor leader and Socialist presidential candidate (d. 1926)
  • Nov 5 Leon P Teisserenc de Bort, French meteorologist (stratosphere)
  • Nov 6 Ezra Seymour Gosney, American philanthropist and eugenicist, born in Kenton County, Kentucky (d. 1942)
  • Nov 7 Edwin Hall, American physicist (discovered Hall effect), born in Gorham, Maine (d. 1938)
  • Nov 20 Josiah Royce, American philosopher (Conception of Immortality), born in Grass Valley, California (d. 1916)
  • Nov 30 Marie WF Treub, Dutch economist/minister of Agriculture/Finance