Deaths in History in November 1930

  • Nov 2 Oliver Perry Hay, American Paleontologist, dies at 84

Person of interestAlfred Wegener

Nov 3 Alfred Wegener, German polar researcher and meteorologist (continental shift), dies while on an expedition to Greenland at 50 (date is approximate)

Meteorologist, Geologist, Astronomist Alfred Wegener
Meteorologist, Geologist, Astronomist
Alfred Wegener

Person of interestChristiaan Eijkman

Nov 5 Christiaan Eijkman, Dutch physician and bacteriologist (Nobel Prize in Medicine 1929), dies at 72

Physician and Nobel Laureate Christiaan Eijkman
Physician and Nobel Laureate
Christiaan Eijkman
  • Nov 30 Mother Jones [Mary Harris Jones], American labor organizer (cofounded Industrial Workers of the World), dies at 93