Historical Events In November - 07
Monday, 03 August 2020
1900 On this day in history sgt. Edward J. G. Holland (Royal Cdn. Dragoons) wins the Victoria Cross at Leliefontein South Africa
1900 On November - 07 battle of Leliefontein, a battle during which the Royal Canadian Dragoons win three Victoria Crosses.
1900 Efrem Kurtz, St Petersburg Russia, conductor (Houston Symph 1948-54) on this day in history.
1901 Li Hung-Tshang, Chinese rebel leader/viceroy of Tsheli, dies on November - 07.
1902 On November - 07 rob van der de Bas, [Barend Robberts], troubadour (Klucht of the Cow)
1903 Albert Helman, [Lou Lichtveld], Suriname politician/novelist on this day in history.
1905 On this day in history william Alwyn, composer
1906 Eugene Carson Blake, US sec-gen of World council of Churches (1966-72) on this day in history.
1907 On this day in history dynamite explodes on locomotive kills engineer Jesus Garcia in Mexico
1907 Maurits Mok, Dutch author/poet (Cheese & Bread Game) on November - 07.
1908 Dutch capture Venezuelan navy on this day in history.
1909 On this day in history knights & Ladies of St Peter Claver organizes in Mobile Alabama
1910 The first air freight shipment (from Dayton, Ohio, to Columbus, Ohio) is undertaken by the Wright Brothers and department store owner Max Moorehouse on this day in history.
1910 On November - 07 leo Tolstoi, Russian earl/writer (War & Peace), dies at 82 [OS]
1911 Walter Shlomo Gross, journalist on this day in history.
1912 The Deutsche Opernhaus (now Deutsche Oper Berlin) opens in the Berlin neighborhood of Charlottenburg, with a production of Beethoven's Fidelio on November - 07.
1913 On November - 07 albert Camus, Algeria, novelist/director (The Just-Nobel 1957)
1914 On this day in history japan attack German concession on Chinese peninsula of Shanghai
1914 On this day in history r[aphael] A[loysius] Lafferty, US, sci-fi author (Devil is Dead)
1915 On November - 07 austrian submarine torpedoes Italian passenger ship (272 kill)
1916 Woodrow Wilson (D) re-elected President on November - 07.
1916 On November - 07 grand duke Nikolai Nikolayevich warns czar of uprising
1916 On November - 07 joe Bushkin, NYC, jazz pianist (A Couple of Joes)
1917 On this day in history british capture Gaza Palestine from the Turks
1917 British capture Gaza Palestine from Turks on this day in history.
1917 On this day in history andras Mihaly, composer
1918 Goddard demonstrates tube-launched solid propellant rockets on this day in history.
1918 On this day in history the birth of Billy Graham, American evangelist
1918 United Press erroneously reports WW I armistice had been signed on November - 07.
1918 Billy Graham, Charlotte NC, Baptist evangelist (Crusades) on November - 07.
1919 US police raid offices of Union of Russian Workers on November - 07.
1919 Hugo Haase, German MP (SPD), murdered at 56 on this day in history.
1921 Ed Wynn's musical "Perfect Fool," premieres in NYC on November - 07.
1922 Al Hirt, New Orleans LA, jazz trumpeter (Greatest Horn in the World) on November - 07.