November 1891 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 10 1st Women's Christian Temperance Union meeting held (in Boston)
  • Nov 10 Granville T Woods patents electric railway

Catholic Encyclical

Nov 30 Pope Leo XIII's encyclical "Rerum novarum" published

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 5 Mary Dorna [Mary Jeanette Tenkink-Stoppelman], Dutch author, born in Amsterdam (d. 1971)
  • Nov 12 Seth Barnes Nicholson, American astronomer who discovered four satellites of Jupiter, born in Springfield, Illinois (d. 1963)

Frederick BantingFrederick Banting (1891-1941)

Nov 14 Canadian physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, born in Alliston, Ontario

Erwin RommelErwin Rommel (1891-1944)

Nov 15 German World War II Field Marshal (North African campaign, Battle of Normandy) known as the Desert Fox, born in Heidenheim, Württemberg, Germany

  • Nov 15 W. Averell Harriman, American politician (Gov-D-NY) and ambassador to USSR (1943-46), born in New York City (d. 1986)
  • Nov 22 Edward Bernays, Austrian-American pioneer in the field of public relations and propaganda, born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1995)
  • Nov 22 Erik Lindahl, Swedish economist (Theory of Money & Capital), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1960)
  • Nov 27 Pedro Salinas, Spanish writer (Generation of 1927), born in Madrid (d. 1951)
  • Nov 28 Gregorio Perfecto, Filipino jurist (48th Associate Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court) and politician, born in Mandurriao, Iloilo, Captaincy General of the Philippines (d. 1949)
  • Nov 29 Julius Raab, Austrian politician (Chancellor 1953-61), born in Sankt Pölten, Austria (d. 1964)

Deaths in History

  • Nov 3 Louis Lucien Bonaparte, British-French philologist, politician and nephew of Napoleon, dies at 78

Arthur RimbaudArthur Rimbaud (1854-1891)

Nov 10 French poet and adventurer (The Drunken Boat, Illuminations), dies of a bone cancer at 37

  • Nov 24 Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton, English statesman and Viceroy of India (1876-1880), dies at 60