On This Day

Deaths in History in November 1882

  • Nov 20 Henry Draper, American amateur astronomer (photos of the Moon, Orion Nebula), dies of pleurisy at 45
  • Nov 21 Sergey Nechayev, Russian Nihilist (Catechism Revolutionary), dies at 35
  • Nov 26 Otto Theodor von Manteuffel, Prussian conservative statesman and Minister-President of the Kingdom of Prussia (1850-88), dies at 77