11th November 1976
Alexander Calder, the American sculptor known as the originator of the mobile, a kinetic sculpture made with suspended components which move in response to air currents, dies in New York. 40 years.
12th November 1866
Sun Yat-Sen, Chinese revolutionary and politician, 1st President of the Republic of China, was born. 150 years.
18th November 1976
Man Ray, the American painter and photographer and significant contributor to the Dada and Surrealist movements, dies in Paris. 40 years.
20th November 1946
First performance of The Ballet Society - later called the New York City Ballet - with Elizabeth Marie TallChief as first star, and who was considered America's first major prima ballerina. 70 years.
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