5th November 1913
Vivien Leigh - arguably most famous for her role as Scarlet in 'Gone with the Wind' is born. 100 years.
6th November 1913
Mahatma Ghandi is arrested for leading Indian miners march in South Africa. 100 years.
7th November 1838
Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, French writer, is born. 175 years.
7th November 1913
Alfred Russel Wallace, British naturalist, explorer, biologist and geographer, dies. 100 years.
7th November 1913
Albert Camus, writer and philosopher, is born. 100 years
9th November 1938
Kristallnacht, Nazi Germany's first large-scale physical act of anti-Jewish violence, begins. 75 years.
10th November 1938
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, founder of the Republic of Turkey, dies. 75 years.
11th November 1863
Paul Signac, French painter, is born. 150 years.
14th November 1263
Saint Alexander Nevsky, Russian nobleman, Prince of Novgorod and Kiev, Grand Prince of Vladimir, dies. 750 years.
16th November 1988
Lotte Stam-Beese, German architect, dies. 25 years.
20th November 1713
Thomas Tompion, English clock maker. Renowned for the cylinder tunnel. 300 years.
22nd November 1963
John F Kennedy, 35th president of the United States (1961-63) assassinated in Dallas. 50 years
22nd November 1963
C.S. Lewis, author of the Narnia Chronicles, dies. 50 years.
22nd November 1963
Aldous Huxley, British writer and critic, best know for his novel 'Brave New World', dies. 50 years.
22nd November 1913
Benjamin Britten, leading British composer, conductor and pianist, is born. 100 years.
24th November 1713
Laurence Sterne, Irish novelist and satirist, is born. 300 years.
24th November 1713
Junipero Serra, priest, know for his missionary work in North America, is born. 300 years.
27th November 1838
Mexico declares war on France, known as 'The Pastry War'. 175 years.
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