On This Day

1874 in History (Part 2)

Events in History


Birthdays in History

  • Nov 22 Herman Harrell Horne, American philosopher (idealism), born in Clayton, North Carolina (d. 1946)
  • Nov 26 Edmond Fleg[enheimer], Swiss-French author (Ecoute Israel), born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 1963)
  • Nov 27 Chaim Weizmann, Israeli statesman and Zionist leader (1st President of Israel 1949-52), born in Motal, Russian Empire (d. 1952)
  • Nov 27 Charles A. Beard, American historian (American Continentalism), born in Knightstown, Indiana (d. 1948)
  • Nov 29 Antonio Egas Moniz, Portuguese lobotomist (Nobel 1949)
  • Nov 29 Francis Dodd, British artist (d. 1949)

Person of interestWinston Churchill

Nov 30 Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1940-45, 1951-55) during World War II and winner of the 1953 Nobel Prize in Literature, born in Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England (d. 1965)

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill

Person of interestLucy Maud Montgomery

Nov 30 Lucy Maud Montgomery, Canadian author (Anne of Green Gables), born in Clifton, Prince Edward Island (d. 1942)

  • Dec 8 Ernst Moro, Austrian physician and pediatrician (Moro reflex), born in Laibach, Duchy of Carniola, Austria-Hungary (d. 1951)
  • Dec 12 Volter Kilpi, Finnish writer (Alastalon salissa), born in Kustavi, Finland (d. 1939)
  • Dec 13 Ludwig Curtius, German archaeologist (Die antike Kunst), born in Augsburg, Germany (d. 1954)

Person of interestMackenzie King

Dec 17 Mackenzie King, 10th Prime Minister of Canada (1921-30, and 1935-48), born in Berlin, Ontario (d. 1950)

10th Prime Minister of Canada Mackenzie King
10th Prime Minister of Canada
Mackenzie King
  • Dec 21 Juan Bautista Sacasa, President of Nicaragua (1932-36), born in León, Nicaragua

Weddings in History


Deaths in History