|Nov. 1, 1935
||Nicholassa Mohr, writer and artist.
|Nov. 1, 1966
||Hermán Badillo becomes the first Puerto
Rican elected Bronx Borough President
|Nov. 2, 1992
||Nydia Velázques is elected first
Puerto Rican woman in U.S. Congress.
|Nov. 3, 1970
||Hermán Badillo becomes fist stateside
Puerto Rican congressman.
|Nov. 6, 1900
||Oscar García Rivera, first Puerto
Rican elected official in NY.
|Nov. 7, 1909
||Ernesto Juan Fonfrías, lawyer, writer,
poet, and politician. He wrote about customs & folklore.
|Nov. 7, 1903
|| Jesús María Sanromá, became one of the
century's most accomplished and important pianists.
|Nov. 8, 1942
||Angel Cordero, champion jockey.
|Nov. 8, 1903
||Emilio S. Belaval, lawyer and writer.
Author of "La intríngilis puertorriqueña," which furthered our culture
|Nov. 12, 1851
|| José Gautier Benítez,
poet and writer on Puerto Rican customs and folklore.
|Nov. 17, 1936
|| Luis Rafael Sánchez, playwright
|Nov. 19, 1493
|| Puerto Rico's Discovery Day
|Nov. 22, 1868
|| Milagros Benet de Newton, born in Cayey,
became a civic leader and fought for women's rights.
|Nov. 23, 1935
||Celeste Benítez, journalist, politician,
|Nov. 25, 1897
||Spain grants Puerto Rico autonomy under
the leadership of Luis Muñoz Rivera.
|Nov. 28, 1843
||Manuel Tavárez, composer and father
of Puerto Rican danza.
|Nov. 28, 1900
||Washington Llorén Llorén, born in Ponce
became a scientist, writer and journalist, linguist, and scholar.
|Nov. 30, 1850
||Cayetano Coll y Toste, was born in Arecibo,
became a physician, writer and historian. Was the editor of the Boletín
Histórico de Puerto Rico.
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