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Events in History in November 1930

CrownRoyal Coronation

Nov 2 Coronation of Ras Tafari Makonnen as Haile Selassie I, 225th Emperor of Ethopian Solmonic Dynasty

Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie
Ethiopian Emperor
Haile Selassie
  • Nov 3 First vehicular tunnel to a foreign country (Detroit-Windsor) opens

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 3 Bank of Italy renamed Bank of America

Banker and Entrepreneur Amadeo Giannini
Banker and Entrepreneur
Amadeo Giannini

BattleCoup d'état

Nov 3 Getúlio Dornelles Vargas became Head of the Provisional Government in Brazil after a bloodless coup on October 24.

President and Dictator of Brazil Getulio Vargas
President and Dictator of Brazil
Getulio Vargas
  • Nov 5 Nobel for literature awarded to Sinclair Lewis for "Babbitt"
  • Nov 8 Friedrich Wolf's "Die Matrosen von Cattaro" premieres in Berlin
  • Nov 9 1st nonstop airplane flight from NY to Panama

InventionHistoric Invention

Nov 11 Patent number US1781541 is awarded to Albert Einstein and Leó Szilárd for their invention of the Einstein refrigerator

Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein
Theoretical Physicist
Albert Einstein
Physicist and Inventor Leó Szilárd
Physicist and Inventor
Leó Szilárd
  • Nov 13 WA Drake's "Grand Hotel" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 18 Sōka Kyōiku Gakkai, a Buddhist association later renamed Soka Gakkai, is founded by Japanese educators Tsunesaburo Makiguchi and Josei Toda.
  • Nov 22 1st Irish Sweepstake run
  • Nov 22 1st US football game broadcast to England (Harvard 13, Yale 0)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 22 Elijah Muhammad forms Nation of Islam in Detroit

Religious Leader Elijah Muhammad
Religious Leader
Elijah Muhammad
  • Nov 23 NY Giant Hap Moran runs 91 yards for a TD from a scrimmage
  • Nov 24 Ruth Nichols sets women's transcontinental air flight record (Mineola, NY to California), in a Lockheed-Vega
  • Nov 25 Ito, Japan records 690 earthquake shocks in 1 day