Historical Events For November - 15
Friday, 20 January 2017
1897 On November - 15 john Mercer Langston, US black jurist, dies at 67
1898 Willy Alfredo, [Willem Jue], Dutch entertainer/poet (Fish-Trap) on this day in history.
1899 On this day in history morning Post reporter Winston Churchill & wife captured in Natal
1901 On this day in history hearing aid patented in New York, by Miller Reese
1901 On November - 15 heavyweight James J Jeffries KOs Gus Ruhlin in SF
1902 Leopold II, King of Belgium almost assassinated by Italian anarchist on this day in history.
1902 On this day in history frederico Freitas, composer
1903 On November - 15 eugen d'Alberts opera "Tiefland," premieres in Prague
1903 On November - 15 stewie Dempster, cricketer (1st great NZ Test batsman)
1904 King C Gillette patents Gillette razor blade on this day in history.
1904 Tilly Losch, Vienna Austria, actress (Garden of Allah) on November - 15.
1906 On this day in history curtis E Le May, air force general/VP candidate
1907 The birth of Count Claus von Stauffenberg, Involved in the attempt on the life of Hitler on November - 15.
1907 On November - 15 count Claus Schenck von Stauffenberg, German anti fascist colonel
1907 On this day in history horatio Richmond Palmer, composer, dies at 73
1908 On this day in history cixi [the old Buddha], empress-widow of China, dies
1909 Don Large, Canada, choral director (Wayne King) on November - 15.
1910 On November - 15 wilhelm Raabe, [Jakob Corvinus], German author, dies at 79
1911 On this day in history proclamation sets designs for Canadian $5 & $10 gold coins
1913 Rick Schagen, Dutch actress (Saartje-Swiebertje) on November - 15.
1914 On November - 15 ital socialist Benito Mussolini founds newspaper Il populo d'italia
1914 On this day in history gheorghe Dumitrescu, composer
1916 On this day in history dame Ruth Nita Barrow, governor-general of Barbados
1917 On November - 15 gerardus H de Bold, bishop of Breda (1962-67)
1918 On this day in history victory' day celebrated in Britain to mark the ending of the First World War
1918 On this day in history georges Antoine, composer, dies at 26
1919 Senate 1st invokes cloture to end a filibuster (Versailles Treaty) on this day in history.
1919 Carol Bruce, [Shirley Levy], Great Neck NY, actress (Lillian-WKRP) on this day in history.
1919 Alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913), dies on this day in history.
1920 Free City of Danzig established under League of Nations protection on November - 15.
1920 On November - 15 league of Nations holds first meeting, in Geneva
1920 Ernst Toller's "Massen und Menschen," premieres in Neurenberg on this day in history.
1921 On this day in history kYW-AM in Philadelphia PA begins radio transmissions
1922 On November - 15 british Conservative wins election/Labour 2nd party