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Deaths in History in November 1887

Person of interestDoc Holliday

Nov 8 Doc Holliday, American gambler and gunfighter, dies at 36

Gunfighter in the American Old West Doc Holliday
Gunfighter in the American Old West
Doc Holliday
  • Nov 18 Gustav Fechner, German psychologist and physicist (Weber–Fechner law), dies at 86

Person of interestEmma Lazarus

Nov 19 Emma Lazarus, American poet ("Give us your tired & poor"), dies in New York at 38

  • Nov 20 Louis Gallait, Belgian historical painter (Egmont & Receiver), dies at 77
  • Nov 25 Johann J Bachofen, Swiss historic rights, dies at 71