November 1912 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 5 Arizona, Kansas & Wisconsin vote for female suffrage
  • Nov 5 Bulgarian troops in Constantinople blockade drinking water

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Nov 5 Democrat candidate Woodrow Wilson is elected President of the United States, defeating Republican incumbent William Howard Taft and Progressive candidate Theodore Roosevelt

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson
  • Nov 9 Ferenc Molnàr's "Farkas" premieres in Budapest

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 12 British explorer Robert Scott's diary & body found in Antarctica

Polar Explorer Robert Scott
Polar Explorer
Robert Scott
  • Nov 18 Cholera breaks out in Constantinople, in the Ottoman Empire
  • Nov 23 Hamilton Alerts suspended by ORFU for refusing to field a full team in a replay of a protested game
  • Nov 24 Conflict in the Balkans grows into an acute international crisis with major powers supporting either Austria or Serbia
  • Nov 25 American College of Surgeons incorporates in Springield, Illinois
  • Nov 25 Socialist International rejects that world war is coming
  • Nov 27 Albanian National Flag adopted
  • Nov 27 Spanish protectorate in Morocco forms
  • Nov 28 Ismail Qemali declares Albania independent from Turkey in Vlorë

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 3 Alfredo Stroessner, dictator of Paraguay (1954-89)
  • Nov 4 Pauline Trigere, fashion designer (Bell Bottoms)
  • Nov 8 Joseph Fattorini, businessman
  • Nov 11 Cissie Elizabeth Charlton, football matriarch
  • Nov 11 Thomas C. Mann, American diplomat (d. 1999)
  • Nov 14 Barbara Hutton, American heiress (Woolworth)
  • Nov 16 Anton [Tom] Koolhaas, author (Weird White)
  • Nov 18 Jaap Meijer, [Saul van Messel], Dutch historian/rabbi in Paramaribo
  • Nov 19 George E Palade, Romanian/US cell biologist (ribosomen, Nobel 1974)
  • Nov 20 Otto von Habsburg, Austrian-German nobleman, head of the Habsburg house
  • Nov 21 Anne Bolt, photo-journalist/trade unionist
  • Nov 22 Doris Duke, multi-millionaire (American Tobacco heiress), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 22 Eric Stuart Woord, archaeologist
  • Nov 23 Det Glynn, teacher/anti-apartheid activist
  • Nov 24 Bernard Delfgaauw, Dutch philosopher (Johnson murderer!)
  • Nov 24 Garson Kanin, playwright/producer (Double Life), born in Rochester, New York
  • Nov 27 David Merrick, [Margulois], Broadway producer (Hello Dolly), born in Hong Kong
  • Nov 27 Howard de Walden, English landowner/multi-millionaire
  • Nov 28 Heinz Galinski, President (Central council for Jews in Germany)
  • Nov 28 Morris Louis, US painter (post abstract)

Deaths in History

  • Nov 10 Louis Cyr, French Canadian strongman (lifting 500 pounds (227 kg) with one finger and backlifting 4,337 pounds (1,967 kg)), dies at 49
  • Nov 11 Jose Canalejas Y Mendez, premier Spain, murdered
  • Nov 12 Jose Canalejas bon Mendez, premier of Spain (1910-12), murdered at 58
  • Nov 28 Heinz Galinski, chairman (Central Council for Jews in Germany), dies
  • Nov 28 Walter Benona Sharp, American oil tycoon (b. 1870)