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

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 5 Mary Dorna, Dutch author
  • Nov 12 Seth Barnes Nicholson, American astronomer who discovered four satellites of Jupiter, born in Springfield, Illinois

Person of interestFrederick Banting

Nov 14 Frederick Banting, Canadian physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, born in Alliston, Ontario (d. 1941)

Person of interestErwin Rommel

Nov 15 Erwin Rommel, German Field Marshal (WWII - African campaign), born in Heidenheim, W├╝rttemberg, Germany (d. 1944)

German WWII Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
German WWII Field Marshal
Erwin Rommel
  • Nov 15 W Averell Harriman, American (Gov-D-NY)/ambassador to USSR (1943-46)
  • Nov 22 Edward Bernays, PR expert
  • Nov 22 Erik Lindahl, Swedish economist (Theory of Money & Capital)
  • Nov 27 Pedro Salinas, Spanish writer (Generation of 1927), born in Madrid (d. 1951)
  • Nov 28 Gregorio Perfecto, Filipino jurist & politician (d. 1949)
  • Nov 29 Julius Raab, Austrian Chancellor (1953-61)

Deaths in History

  • Nov 1 John A Neuhuys, painter, dies at 59

Person of interestArthur Rimbaud

Nov 10 Arthur Rimbaud, French poet and arms merchant (Saison en Enfer), dies of a bone cancer at 37