Historical Events In November - 05
Tuesday, 02 March 2021
1876 On November - 05 raymond Duchamp-Villon, cubist sculptor (Head of Baudeaire)
1879 On November - 05 james Clerk Maxwell, Scotish physicist (speed of light), dies at 48
1881 French government-Ferry resigns on this day in history.
1882 On November - 05 bedrich Smetana's "Ma Vlast," premieres
1883 Battle at El Obeid Sudan: Mahdi's army destroys Egyptian army on this day in history.
1883 On November - 05 william Hicks, British col/commander (Egyptian army), dies in battle
1884 James Elroy Flecker, English poet/dramatist (Hassan) on November - 05.
1885 On November - 05 will Durant, US, author/historian (Story of Civilization)
1887 On this day in history ottawa College (ORFU) defeats Montreal Football Club (QRFU) 10-5 to win the Dominion championship
1887 Oscar Bossaert, Belgium, chocolate manufacturer/min of Middenstand on this day in history.
1889 Idaho's constitution is adopted on this day in history.
1891 Bert McGirr, cricketer (played in NZ's 1st Test series) on this day in history.
1893 On November - 05 raymond Loewy, US industrial designer
1894 On this day in history frederick Lugards expedition reaches Nikki
1894 On November - 05 henri E J A de Page, Belgian private law scholar
1895 On this day in history inventor George B. Selden receives a patent on a "road engine," the first gas-powered automobile.
1895 The first US patent granted for auto (George B Selden) on this day in history.
1895 On November - 05 1st US patent granted for auto (George B Selden)
1895 On this day in history walter Gieseking, German pianist/composer
1898 On this day in history gerhart Hauptmanns "Fuhrmann Henschel," premieres in Berlin
1899 On this day in history forrest Lewis, actor (Monster of Piedras Blancas)
1901 Eddie Paynter, cricketer (England batting hero in Bodyline series) on November - 05.
1902 On this day in history strom Thurmond, (Sen-R-SC, 1955- )
1905 On November - 05 george Bissett, cricketer (successful S African quick in 1927-28)
1906 On this day in history george Lowthian Trevelyan, designer/visionary
1911 On this day in history calbraith Rodgers arrives in Pasadena completing first transcontinental airplane flight (49 days) (left Sheepshead Bay, NY, Sept 17)
1911 First transcontinental airplane flight arrives at Pasadena, CA from New York. The flight lasted a whopping 82 hours, 4 minutes on this day in history.
1911 Italy attacks Turkey, takes Tipoli & Cyrenaica on November - 05.
1911 Italy attacks Turkish North-Africa (Libya), takes Tipoli & Cyrenaica on this day in history.
1911 Roy Rogers, Cincinnati Ohio, cowboy (Happy Trails, Roy Rogers Show) on this day in history.
1912 Woodrow Wilson (D) beats Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) & President Taft (R) on November - 05.
1912 On November - 05 woodrow Wilson is elected U.S. President, beating challenger Theodore Roosevelt and incumbent William Howard Taft.
1912 Arizona, Kansas & Wisconsin vote for female suffrage on November - 05.
1912 Natalie Schaeffer, Rumson NJ, actress (Lovey Howell-Gilligan's Island) on this day in history.