November 1912

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November 5, 1912: New Jersey Governor Woodrow Wilson wins U.S. presidential election
November 28, 1912: Albania declares independence from Ottoman Empire
November 29, 1912: University of Maryland destroyed by fire
The 1912 double-headed eagle flag of Albania

The following events occurred in November 1912:

November 1, 1912 (Friday)Edit

November 2, 1912 (Saturday)Edit

November 3, 1912 (Sunday)Edit

November 4, 1912 (Monday)Edit

November 5, 1912 (Tuesday)Edit

November 6, 1912 (Wednesday)Edit

November 7, 1912 (Thursday)Edit

November 8, 1912 (Friday)Edit

November 9, 1912 (Saturday)Edit

November 10, 1912 (Sunday)Edit

November 11, 1912 (Monday)Edit

November 12, 1912 (Tuesday)Edit

November 13, 1912 (Wednesday)Edit

November 14, 1912 (Thursday)Edit

November 15, 1912 (Friday)Edit

November 16, 1912 (Saturday)Edit

November 17, 1912 (Sunday)Edit

November 18, 1912 (Monday)Edit

  • Hong Kong Governor Francis Henry May directed the British colony's two streetcar companies and the Star Ferry company to stop accepting Chinese coins for payment of its fares, and to accept only Hong Kong coins. Since there were relatively few Hong Kong coins in circulation, many passengers were unable to pay their fares and the response was a public boycott of mass transportation. Ultimately, Governor May would succeed in ridding the colony of foreign coinage and currency.[37]
  • Personnel from various foreign navies landed at Istanbul to protect their citizens residing in Turkey.[2]
  • Cotton County, Oklahoma was created from the southern portion of Comanche County.[38]
  • Born: Hilda Nickson, British romance writer, author of over 60 romance novels and vice-president of the Romantic Novelists' Association, wife to writer Arthur Nickson, in Maltby, England (d. 1977)

November 19, 1912 (Tuesday)Edit

November 20, 1912 (Wednesday)Edit

November 21, 1912 (Thursday)Edit

November 22, 1912 (Friday)Edit

November 23, 1912 (Saturday)Edit

November 24, 1912 (Sunday)Edit

November 25, 1912 (Monday)Edit

  • William Merlaud-Ponty, the colonial Governor-General of French West Africa, ruled that the drafting of Africans into forced labor (prestations) would be allowed in order to build the colony's infrastructure.[50]
  • An explosion at a starch factory in Waukegan, Illinois, killed 8 people and injured 27, while four other employees of the Corn Products Company were missing.[51]
  • Three delegates each from Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire met at the Turkish town of Bahçeköy, near Çatalca, Turkey to discuss peace. Nazim Pasha, the commander of the Turkish forces, shook hands with his counterpart, General Savoff of Bulgaria.[52]
  • A cyclone destroyed Tacloban, the capital of the Leyte island in the Philippines, and killed 310 people on the islands of Samar, Leyte and North Fanay.[53]
  • The first trade union ever founded in China was created by the nation's goldsmiths.[2]
  • Died: Isidor Rayner, 62, American politician, U.S. Senator of Maryland between 1887 and 1912 (b. 1850)

November 26, 1912 (Tuesday)Edit

November 27, 1912 (Wednesday)Edit

  • France and Spain signed a treaty dividing Morocco into two separate protectorates, with a 350 square mile zone around Tangier being an "international zone". Spain's holdings would be administered from Tétouan and consist of 20,000 square km in the north and 23,000 in the south.[57]
  • Sir Edward Henry, the Police Commissioner for London, was wounded by a man who shot him three times as the chief was returning from Scotland Yard to his residence in Kensington. The attacker, identified as a Mr. Bowes, had been denied a license to operate a taxicab and was angered that Chief Henry would not reconsider the ruling.[58]

November 28, 1912 (Thursday)Edit

November 29, 1912 (Friday)Edit

November 30, 1912 (Saturday)Edit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cuban Conservatives Win", New York Times, November 2, 1912
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae The Britannica Year-Book 1913: A Survey of the World's Progress Since the Completion in 1910 of the Encyclopædia Britannica] (Encyclopædia Britannica, 1913) pp. xxxix - xli
  3. ^ Haley, J. Evetts (1929). The XIT Ranch of Texas: And the Early Days of the Llano Estacado. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. p. 2179. ISBN 0806114282.
  4. ^ "King Peter in Uskub", New York Times, November 4, 1912
  5. ^ "Powers Rushing Warships to East", New York Times, November 3, 1912
  6. ^ "Nicaragua Holds Elections", New York Times, November 3, 1912
  7. ^ Peggy S. Brennan and Frank J. Brennan, Jr, Images of America: Hightstown and East Windsor (Arcadia Publishing, 1996) p. 44
  8. ^ "Gov. Wilson's Head Cut in Auto Shake-up", New York Times, November 4, 1912
  9. ^ "Mongolian-Russian Treaty (1912)", in Historical Dictionary of Mongolia, Alan J. K. Sanders, ed. (Scarecrow Press, 2010) p. 500; Alexandre Andreyev, Soviet Russia and Tibet: The Debacle of Secret Diplomacy, 1918-1930s (BRILL, 2003) p. 55
  10. ^ "France's Reply Unfavorable", New York Times, November 5, 1912
  11. ^ New York Times 5 November 1915, p. 8.
  12. ^ "WILSON WINS— He Gets 409 Electoral Votes; Roosevelt, 107, and Taft, 15", New York Times, November 6, 1912, p. 1
  13. ^ "Suffragists Gain Four More States", New York Times, November 7, 1912, p. 1
  14. ^ Alan Axelrod, Little-Known Wars of Great and Lasting Impact: The Turning Points in Our History We Should Know More About (Fair Winds, 2009) p. 213
  15. ^ "Fall of Monastir Reported", New York Times, November 7, 1912
  16. ^ Lucian Lamar Knight, Georgia's Landmarks, Memorials, and Legends (Volume 2) (Pelican Publishing, 2006) pp. 1029-1030
  17. ^ Athan G. Theoharis, The FBI: A Comprehensive Reference Guide (Greenwood Publishing Group, 1999) p. 46
  18. ^ Edward J. Erickson, Defeat in Detail: The Ottoman Army in the Balkans, 1912-1913 (Greenwood Publishing Group, 2003) pp. 224-225
  19. ^ Eugene N. Borza, In the Shadow of Olympus: The Emergence of Macedon (Princeton University Press, Sep 8, 1992) p. 10
  20. ^ Lars Anderson, Carlisle vs. Army: Jim Thorpe, Dwight Eisenhower, Pop Warner, and the Forgotten Story of Football's Greatest Battle (Random House Digital, 2008) pp. 280, 291
  21. ^ a b Angela Ballara, Te Kingitanga: The People of the Māori King Movement (Auckland University Press, 1996) p. 104
  22. ^ Tom Griffiths, Slicing the Silence: Voyaging to Antarctica (Harvard University Press, 2007) pp. 25-27
  23. ^ "Nineteen Are Dead in Railway Wreck near New Orleans", Milwaukee Sentinel, November 11, 1912, p. 1
  24. ^ "Anarchist Kills Spain's Premier", New York Times, November 13, 1912, p. 1
  25. ^ Robert Fox, We Were There: An Eyewitness History of the Twentieth Century (Penguin, 2010)
  26. ^ "American Warships Sail for Turkey", New York Times, November 13, 1912
  27. ^ Dan Agin, Junk Science: An Overdue Indictment of Government, Industry, and Faith Groups That Twist Science for Their Own Gain (Macmillan, 2007) p. 24
  28. ^ "Chinese Diplomat Quits", Milwaukee Sentinel, November 13, 1912, p. 1
  29. ^ "Fifteen Killed in Wreck", New York Times, November 14, 1912
  30. ^ Tina L. Quick and Jonathan D. Quick, Rhinos in the Rough: A Golfer's Guide to Kenya (East African Publishers, 1993) p. 267
  31. ^ Andrew Wilson, Shadow of the Titanic: The Extraordinary Stories of Those Who Survived (Simon and Schuster, 2012) p. 91
  32. ^ Palmer, Richard. "Remembering the Genesee Valley Canal". Crooked Lake Review. Retrieved 4 March 2020.
  33. ^ Rachel G. Fuchs, Contested Paternity: Constructing Families in Modern France (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010)
  34. ^ Reiner Stach, Kafka: The Decisive Years (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2005) p. 198
  35. ^ Sjeng Scheijen, Diaghilev: A Life (Profile Books, 2010) p. 264
  36. ^ Jeremy Black, Warfare in the Western World, 1882-1975 (Indiana University Press, 2002) p. 40
  37. ^ Ming K. Chan and John D. Young, Precarious Balance: Hong Kong Between China and Britain, 1842-1992 (M.E. Sharpe, 1994) pp. 31-32
  38. ^ LaDonna Harris, LaDonna Harris: A Comanche Life (University of Nebraska Press, 2006) p131
  39. ^ "59 Dead in Church Ruins", New York Times, November 22, 1912
  40. ^ "Fighting Stops for Peace Talk", New York Times, November 21, 1912
  41. ^ Richard C. Hall, The Balkan Wars 1912-1913: Prelude to the First World War (Routledge, 2000) p. 66
  42. ^ Eric M. Hammel, Guadalcanal: Decision at Sea : The Naval Battle of Guadalcanal, Nov. 13-15, 1942 (Pacifica Military History, 1988) p. 342
  43. ^ Augustine A. Ikein, et al., Oil, Democracy, and the Promise of True Federalism in Nigeria (University Press of America, 2008) p. 325
  44. ^ "Schrank to Asylum, Declares He Is Sane", New York Times, November 23, 1912
  45. ^ "Entente Cordiale", in Encyclopedia of the United Nations and International Agreements (A to F), Edmund Jan Osmańczyk and Anthony Mango, eds. (Taylor & Francis, 2003) p. 631
  46. ^ "Harvard Downs Proud Yale Team", New York Times, November 25, 1912, p. s1
  47. ^ "Debs Is Indicted", New York Times, November 24, 1912 (move to November 23)
  48. ^ Mary Beth Crain, Haunted Christmas: Yuletide Ghosts and Other Spooky Holiday Happenings (Globe Pequot, 2009) pp. 26-27
  49. ^ "Firedamp Kills 24 Miners", New York Times, November 25, 1912
  50. ^ Karl Ittmann, et al., The Demographics of Empire: The Colonial Order and the Creation of Knowledge (Ohio University Press, 2010) p. 99
  51. ^ "Killed by Exploding Starch", New York Times, November 26, 1912
  52. ^ "Delegates Begin Armistice Talk", New York Times, November 25, 1912
  53. ^ "300 Killed by Typhoon", New York Times, November 30, 1912
  54. ^ "Russian Mutineers Shot", New York Times, November 27, 1912
  55. ^ a b Richard Rathbone, Murder and Politics in Colonial Ghana (Yale University Press, 1993) p. 27
  56. ^ "10,000 Hail Ettor and Comrades Free", New York Times, November 27, 1912
  57. ^ C.R. Pennell, Morocco since 1830: A History (New York University Press, 2001) p. 166
  58. ^ "London Police Head Shot for Revenge", New York Times, November 28, 1912
  59. ^ Robert Elsie, Historical Dictionary of Albania (Scarecrow Press, 2010) pp. liv-lix
  60. ^ Edwin E. Jacques, The Albanians: An Ethnic History from Prehistoric Times to the Present (McFarland, 1995) pp. 320-321; Ahmet Ersoy, et al, Modernism: The Creation of Nation-States (Central European University Press, 2010) p. 234
  61. ^ "Bulgars Capture Army of 9,000 Turks", New York Times, November 30, 1912, p. 3
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  63. ^ Bruce Merry, Encyclopedia of Modern Greek Literature (Greenwood Publishing, 2004) p. 265
  64. ^ G. Pope Atkins and Larman C. Wilson, The Dominican Republic and the United States: From Imperialism to Transnationalism (University of Georgia Press, 1998) p. 45