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 This day in History - November 1
456 Historic Events for November 1
1871

Stephen Crane, US, novelist/poet (Red Badge of Courage)

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1876

King Willem III opens North Sea Canal (Amsterdam-IJmuiden)

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1877

Dutch govt of Heemskerk-Van Lynden resigns

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1877

Roger Quilter, British composer

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1878

Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Argentina, jurist (Nobel Peace Prize 1936)

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1878

Edward Scripps and John Sweeney found Penny Press (Cleveland Press)

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1879

Pal Teleki-von Szek, geographer/premier Hungary (1920-21, 39-41)

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1880

Alfred L Wegener, German meteorologist (continental shift)

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1880

Grantland Rice, sportswriter (NY Her Trib 1914-30, Colliers 1925-37)

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1880

Karel Paul van der Mandele, financier/director (Rotterdamsche Bank)

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1880

Sholem Asch, Poland, Yiddish novelist/playwright (Three Cities)

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1881

Jacques F H Perk, Dutch poet (Iris), dies at 22

Death
1885

Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Immortale Dei

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1886

Hermann Broch, Austria, novelist (Sleepwalkers, Bewitchment)

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1887

Max Trapp, composer

Birth
1889

Philip John Noel-Baker, statesman/disarmament advocate (Nobel 1959)

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1889

North and South Dakota entered the union as the 39th and 40th states

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1890

James Barton, NJ, Broadway actor (Tobacco Road, Iceman Cometh)

Birth
1891

Dirk Vollenhoven, Dutch composer/philosopher

Birth
1891

John A Neuhuys, painter, dies at 59

Death
1892

Alexander Alekhine, Russia, world chess champion (1927-35, 37-46)

Birth
1894

Vaccine for diphtheria announced by Dr Roux of Paris

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1894

Aleksandr III A Romanov, czar of Russia (1881-94), dies at 49

Death
1895

Aleksander Zarzycki, composer, dies at 61

Death
1896

1st bare women breast (Zulu) to appear in National Geographic Mag

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