November 1892 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 2 French poet Paul Verlaine visits Netherlands

Election of Interest

Nov 8 Grover Cleveland (D) elected 24th US President

  • Nov 10 1st CRU championship game: Osgoode Hall defeats Montreal, 45-5
  • Nov 23 Battle of Lomani Congo: Belgian unit beats Arabs, 1000-3000 killed

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 5 J. B. S. Haldane, British-Indian geneticist (primordial soup theory), born in Oxford, England (d. 1964)
  • Nov 6 Harold Ross, American magazine editor and co-founder of The New Yorker, born in Aspen, Colorado (d. 1951)
  • Nov 6 John Alcock, English pilot (1st non-stop flight across Atlantic Ocean), born in Stretford, England (d. 1919)
  • Nov 16 Guo Moruo, Chinese scholar and writer, born in Leshan, Sichuan, China (d. 1978)
  • Nov 19 Huw T. Edwards, Welsh trade unionist and politician, born in Rowen, Wales (d. 1970)
  • Nov 20 James Collip, Canadian biochemist and physiologist (insulin), born in Belleville, Ontario (d. 1965)
  • Nov 23 Erté [Romain de Tirtoff], Russian-French artist and designer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1990)

Deaths in History

  • Nov 15 Thomas Neill Cream, Scottish-Canadian serial killer (Lambeth poisoner), is executed at 42
  • Nov 26 Charles Lavigerie, French Catholic cardinal, dies at 67