November 1904 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 2 British newspaper "Daily Mirror" begins publishing
  • Nov 4 First stadium built specifically for football (Harvard Stadium)

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Nov 8 American President Theodore Roosevelt (R) defeats Alton B. Parker (D)

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt
  • Nov 8 Inventor and manufacturer Harvey Hubbell receives the first U.S. patent for a separable electric attachment plug
  • Nov 9 1st airplane flight to last more than 5 minutes

InventionHistoric Invention

Nov 15 King C. Gillette patents the Gillette razor blade

Businessman and Inventor King C. Gillette
Businessman and Inventor
King C. Gillette
  • Nov 18 General Esteban Huertas steps down after the government of Panama fears he wants to stage a coup.
  • Nov 28 Germany defeats Hottentotten in Warmbad SW-Africa

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 4 Walter Bauer, German Canadian writer, born in Merseburg (d. 1976)
  • Nov 4 Tadeusz Żyliński, Polish technician and textilist (d. 1967)
  • Nov 8 Cedric Belfrage English-born writer (d. 1990)
  • Nov 9 Viktor Brack, German Nazi physician and war criminal, born in Haaren, Rhine Province, German Empire (d. 1948)
  • Nov 11 Alger Hiss, State Department official hid papers in a pumpkin
  • Nov 11 J. H. C. Whitehead, British mathematician (d. 1960)
  • Nov 14 Marya Mannes, American author (The Reporter), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 16 Frederik van der Meer, Dutch archaeologist/art historian
  • Nov 16 Nnamdi Benjamin "Zik" Azikiwe, politician
  • Nov 17 Isamu Noguchi, sculptor (1963 Fine Arts Medal)
  • Nov 18 Theodore DN Besterman, British bibliographer
  • Nov 18 Jean Paul Lemieux, Quebec painter (d. 1990)
  • Nov 19 Jacob "Jaap" Nanninga, Dutch painter
  • Nov 19 Nathan Leopold, American murderer of Bobby Franks with Richard Loeb, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1971)
  • Nov 20 Alexandra Danilova, ballet great
  • Nov 25 Ba Jin, Chinese novelist (d. 2005)
  • Nov 26 Armand Frappier, French-Canadian physician and microbiologist (d. 1991)
  • Nov 28 James O Eastland, (Sen-D-Miss)
  • Nov 28 Nancy Mitford, English author (Love in a Cold Climate), one of the Mitford sisters, born in London (d. 1973)
  • Nov 29 Egon Eiermann, German architect (d. 1970)
  • Nov 30 Clyfford Still, American abstract painter

Deaths in History

  • Nov 18 Justus van Maurik, Dutch author and cigar manufacturer, dies at 58
  • Nov 22 Theophile E A de Bock, painter/etcher, dies