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 This day in History - November 5
352 Historic Events for November 5
1850

Ferdinand KJ, archduke of Austria, dies at 69

Death
1854

Crimean War: British and French defeat Russian force of 50,000

Event
1854

... Soimonov, Russian general, dies in battle of Inkermann

Death
1855

Eugene V Debs, labor organizer, Socialist presidential candidate

Birth
1855

L‚on P Teisserenc de Bort, French meteorologist (stratosphere)

Birth
1857

Ida Tarbell, muckraker (Standard Oil was very unhappy)

Birth
1860

Carl Binder, composer, dies at 43

Death
1862

Ambrose Burnside replaces McClellen as head of Army of Potomac

Event
1862

Battle at Barbee's Crossroads, Virginia: 51 casualties

Event
1866

Daniel Protheroe, composer

Birth
1871

Susan B Anthony arrested trying to vote in Rochester NY

Event
1872

Susan B Anthony fined $100 for trying to vote for Ulysses S Grant

Event
1872

Ulysses S Grant re-elected US president

Event
1876

Raymond Duchamp-Villon, cubist sculptor (Head of Baudeaire)

Birth
1876

Henry Morton Stanley's expedition leaves Nyangwe

Event
1879

James Clerk Maxwell, Scotish physicist (speed of light), dies at 48

Death
1881

French government-Ferry resigns

Event
1882

Bedrich Smetana's "Ma Vlast," premieres

Event
1883

William Hicks, British col/commander (Egyptian army), dies in battle

Death
1883

Musical "Cordelia's Aspirations" premieres in NYC

Event
1883

Battle at El Obeid Sudan: Mahdi's army destroys Egyptian army

Event
1884

James Elroy Flecker, English poet/dramatist (Hassan)

Birth
1885

Will Durant, US, author/historian (Story of Civilization)

Birth
1887

Oscar Bossaert, Belgium, chocolate manufacturer/min of Middenstand

Birth
1887

Paul Wittgenstein, Vienna Austria, left hand specialist pianist

Birth