Birthdays in History in November 1889

  • Nov 1 Philip John Noel-Baker, statesman/disarmament advocate (Nobel 1959)
  • Nov 3 Heinrich Campendonk, German painter/wood carver/glazer
  • Nov 12 DeWitt Wallace, publisher, founded Readers Digest (1921), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Person of interestJawaharlal Nehru

Nov 14 Jawaharlal Nehru, 1st Prime Minister of India (1947-64) and important leader of the Indian independence movement, born in Allahabad, North-Western Provinces, British India (d. 1964)

1st Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru
1st Prime Minister of India
Jawaharlal Nehru
  • Nov 16 August Croegaert, Flemish liturgist
  • Nov 16 George S Kaufman, playwright (This is Show Business), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 18 Maria Realino, [Frederikus Janssen], teacher (Botany of Curacao)

Person of interestEdwin Hubble

Nov 20 Edwin Hubble, American astronomer (discoverer of galaxies, red shift) born in Marshfield, Missouri (d. 1953)

Astronomer Edwin Hubble
Astronomer
Edwin Hubble
  • Nov 24 Cissy van Marxfield, [Setske Beek-de Haan], Dutch author
  • Nov 30 Edgar D Adrian, English physiologist (Nobel 1932)