On This Day

Birthdays in History in November 1870

  • Nov 3 John Motley Morehead III, American chemist (commercial production of calcium carbide, important for welding), born in Spray, North Carolina (d. 1922)
  • Nov 11 Nils Kjær, Norwegian playwright (Det evige Savn), born in Holmestrand, Norway (d. 1924)
  • Nov 25 Winthrop Ames, American theatrical director (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs), born in North Easton, Massachusetts (d. 1937)
  • Nov 27 Juho Kusti Paasikivi, Finnish politician (7th President of Finland 1946-56), born in Tampere, Finland (d. 1956)
  • Nov 29 Andre Lichtenberger, French sociologist/writer (Le petit roi)
  • Nov 30 Princess Henriette, Duchess of Vendôme and Alençon, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1948)