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 This day in History - November 7
341 Historic Events for November 7
1874

1st cartoon depicting elephant as Republican Party symbol, by T Nast

Event
1874

Joseph Willoughby, cricketer (2 Tests for South Africa 1895-96)

Birth
1875

Verney Cameron is 1st European to cross equitorial Africa

Event
1876

Ted Arnold, cricketer (England all-rounder in 10 Tests 1903-05)

Birth
1876

Culbert Olson, Fillmore Utah, (Gov-D-Cal)

Birth
1876

Edward Bouchet, is 1st black to recieve a PhD in US college (Yale)

Event
1876

Albertus C van Raalte, Dutch/US vicar (Michigan), dies at 65

Death
1876

Meharry Medical College forms at Central Tennesse College

Event
1876

Pres Rutherford B Hayes and Samuel J Tilden claim presidential victory Tilden (D) wins election but Electoral college selects Hayes (R)

Event
1877

Henry Balfour Gardiner, composer

Birth
1878

Lise Meitner, Austrian/Swedish physicist (Protactinium)

Birth
1879

Leon Davidovitsj Trotsky, [Leib Bronstein], Russ revolutionary [NS]

Birth
1879

Eugeen Yoors, Flemish etcher/glass painter

Birth
1880

Carl Friedrich Weitzmann, composer, dies at 72

Death
1883

Elder Lightfoot Solomon Michaux, Newport New Va, TV preacher

Birth
1885

Canadian Pacific Railway completed at Craigellachie

Event
1886

Aaron Nimzowitsch, Latvian chess player (openings theorist)

Birth
1886

Mark Aldanov, [Landau], Russian/French chemist/writer [OS=Oct 26]

Birth
1888

Chandrasekhara Raman, India, physicist (Nobel 1930)

Birth
1889

George Davis, Netherlands, actor (Devil May Care)

Birth
1889

Lord Tennyson III, cricketer (England batsman and captain)

Birth
1893

Constantly Lievens, Flemish missionaries in India, dies at 37

Death
1893

State Colorado accept female suffrage

Event
1895

Jakob Kaplan, French head rabbi (1955-81)

Birth
1896

Herbert R O'Connor, Balt Md, (Sen-Md)/TV narrator (Crime Syndicate)

Birth