November 1 in history

November 1 events chronologically

365 The Alemanni cross the Rhine and invade Gaul. Emperor Valentinian I moves to Paris to command the army and defend the Gallic cities
996 Emperor Otto III issues a deed to Gottschalk, Bishop of Freising, which is the oldest known document using the name Ostarrîchi (Austria in Old High German)
1141 Empress Matilda's reign as 'Lady of the English' ends with Stephen of Blois regaining the title of King of England
1179 Philip II is crowned King of France
1214 The port city of Sinope surrenders to the Seljuq Turks
1348 The anti-royalist Union of Valencia attacks the Jews of Murviedro on the pretext that they are serfs of the King of Valencia and thus "royalists"
1503 Pope Julius II is elected

Top 7 most famous people born on November 1

1871 Stephen Crane an American author. Prolific throughout his short life, he wrote notable works in the Realist tradition as well as early examples of American Naturalism and Impressionism. He is recognized by modern critics as one of the most innovative writers of his generation
1880 Alfred Wegener a German polar researcher, geophysicist and meteorologist.
1935 Edward Said a Palestinian American literary theorist and public intellectual who helped found the critical-theory field of postcolonialism. Born in Jerusalem in Mandatory Palestine to Palestinian parents resident in Egypt, he was an American citizen through his father. Said spent his childhood in Jerusalem and Cairo, where he attended elite British and American schools. Subsequently he left for the United States, where he obtained a bachelor's degree from Princeton and a doctorate in English literature from Harvard. Said then joined the faculty of Columbia University in 1963, where he became professor of English and comparative literature in 1991
1962 Anthony Kiedis an American musician, best known as the vocalist/lyricist of the band Red Hot Chili Peppers with whom he has fronted since their inception in 1983. The band has recorded ten studio albums and as a member, Kiedis was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012. Kiedis is also an occasional actor, having appeared in the films F.I.S.T., Point Break, and The Chase. In 2004, he published his autobiography, entitled Scar Tissue
1963 Mark Hughes a Welsh former footballer and current manager of Stoke City.
1967 Tina Arena an Australian singer-songwriter, actress and record producer. Arena splits her time between Australia, France and the UK, but has been based in Melbourne since 2011. Arena is one of Australia's highest selling female artists and has won several awards, most notably six ARIA Awards and the World Music Award for best-selling Australian artist, which she received in both 1996 and 2000. In 2009, Arena was awarded the Knighthood of the Order of National Merit by the President of the French Republic, Nicolas Sarkozy for her contributions to French culture. She is the first Australian to have received that order of state
1973 Aishwarya Rai Bachchan an Indian film actress and model. Rai has established herself as a leading contemporary actress of Indian cinema and has become one of Bollywood's highest-paid actresses. She has received several awards and nominations, including two Filmfare Awards, and was awarded with the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2009, and the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the Government of France in 2012. She is regarded as one of the most popular and influential celebrities in India, and is often cited in the media as the "most beautiful woman in the world"

Top 7 most famous people died on November 1

1700 Charles II of Spain the last Habsburg ruler of Spain. His realm included Southern Netherlands and Spain's overseas empire, stretching from the Americas to the Spanish East Indies. Known as "the Bewitched" , he is noted for his extensive physical, intellectual, and emotional disabilities—along with his consequent ineffectual rule
1893 Jan Matejko a Polish painter known for paintings of notable historical Polish political and military events. His works include large oil on canvas paintings like Rejtan , Union of Lublin or Battle of Grunwald , numerous portraits, a gallery of Polish kings, and murals in Mary's Basilica, Kraków. He is counted among the most famous Polish painters
1894 Alexander III of Russia Emperor of Russia, King of Poland and Grand Prince of Finland from 13 March 1881 until his death on 1 November 1894. He was highly conservative and reversed some of the liberal measures of his father, Alexander During Alexander's reign Russia fought no major wars, for which he was styled "The Peacemaker"
1903 Theodor Mommsen a German classical scholar, historian, jurist, journalist, politician, archaeologist and writer generally regarded as one of the greatest classicists of the 19th century. His work regarding Roman history is still of fundamental importance for contemporary research. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1902 for being "the greatest living master of the art of historical writing, with special reference to his monumental work, A History of Rome." He was also a prominent German politician, as a member of the Prussian and German parliaments. His works on Roman law and on the law of obligations had a significant impact on the German civil code
1955 Dale Carnegie an American writer and lecturer and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills. Born into poverty on a farm in Missouri, he was the author of How to Win Friends and Influence People , a massive bestseller that remains popular today. He also wrote How to Stop Worrying and Start Living , Lincoln the Unknown , and several other books
1972 Ezra Pound an expatriate American poet and critic who was a major figure of the early modernist movement. His contribution to poetry began with his development of Imagism, a movement derived from classical Chinese and Japanese poetry, stressing clarity, precision and economy of language. His best-known works include Ripostes , Hugh Selwyn Mauberley and the unfinished 120-section epic, The Cantos
2007 Paul Tibbets a brigadier general in the United States Air Force, best known as the pilot of the Enola Gay – named for his mother – the first aircraft to drop an atomic bomb in the history of warfare. The bomb, code-named Little Boy, was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima