What Happened In November 1869 In History

Historical Events for November, 1869

  • 6th » In New Brunswick, New Jersey, Rutgers College defeats Princeton University (then known as the College of New Jersey), 6–4, in the 1869 college football season First football game ever played or first official intercollegiate American College football name
  • 17th » In Egypt, the Suez Canal, linking the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea, is inaugurated.
  • 22nd » In Dumbarton, Scotland, the clipper 'Cutty Sark' is launched one of the last clippers ever built, and the only one still surviving today.

Famous Birthdays on November in 1869

  • 8th » Zinaida Gippius, Russian-French poet and author (d. 1945)
  • 9th » Marie Dressler, Canadian-American actress an singer (d. 1934)
  • 10th » Gaetano Bresci, Italian-American assassin of Umberto I of Italy (d. 1901)
  • 11th » Victor Emmanuel III of Italy (d. 1947)
  • 13th » Helene Stöcker, German author and activist (d. 1943)
  • 13th » Ariadna Tyrkova-Williams, Russian-American activist, journalist, and politician (d. 1962)
  • 20th » Clark Griffith, American baseball player and manager (d. 1955)
  • 22nd » André Gide, French author and scholar, Nobel Prize in Literature known as Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1951)
  • 23rd » Valdemar Poulsen, Danish engineer (d. 1942)
  • 24th » Óscar Carmona, Portuguese field marshal and politician, 11th President of Portugal (d. 1951)
  • 25th » Ben Lindsey (jurist) named Ben Lindsey, American judge (d. 1934)
  • 26th » Maud of Wales (d. 1938)
  • 30th » Gustaf Dalén, Swedish physicist and engineer, Nobel Prize in Physics known as Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1937)

Famous Deaths for November 1869

  • 3rd » Andreas Kalvos, Greek poet and playwright (b. 1792)
  • 10th » John E. Wool, American general (b. 1822)

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