Historical Events For November - 15
Tuesday, 23 January 2018
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 Morning Post reporter Winston Churchill & wife captured in Natal on November - 15.
1901 Hearing aid patented in New York, by Miller Reese on November - 15.
1901 Heavyweight James J Jeffries KOs Gus Ruhlin in SF on November - 15.
1902 On this day in history leopold II, King of Belgium almost assassinated by Italian anarchist
1902 Frederico Freitas, composer on November - 15.
1903 On this day in history eugen d'Alberts opera "Tiefland," premieres in Prague
1903 On November - 15 stewie Dempster, cricketer (1st great NZ Test batsman)
1904 On November - 15 king C Gillette patents Gillette razor blade
1904 On this day in history tilly Losch, Vienna Austria, actress (Garden of Allah)
1906 On November - 15 curtis E Le May, air force general/VP candidate
1907 On November - 15 the birth of Count Claus von Stauffenberg, Involved in the attempt on the life of Hitler
1907 Count Claus Schenck von Stauffenberg, German anti fascist colonel on this day in history.
1907 On November - 15 horatio Richmond Palmer, composer, dies at 73
1908 On this day in history cixi [the old Buddha], empress-widow of China, dies
1909 On this day in history don Large, Canada, choral director (Wayne King)
1910 On November - 15 wilhelm Raabe, [Jakob Corvinus], German author, dies at 79
1911 Proclamation sets designs for Canadian $5 & $10 gold coins on November - 15.
1913 On November - 15 rick Schagen, Dutch actress (Saartje-Swiebertje)
1914 Ital socialist Benito Mussolini founds newspaper Il populo d'italia on November - 15.
1914 Gheorghe Dumitrescu, composer on this day in history.
1916 On this day in history dame Ruth Nita Barrow, governor-general of Barbados
1917 Gerardus H de Bold, bishop of Breda (1962-67) on November - 15.
1918 On November - 15 victory' day celebrated in Britain to mark the ending of the First World War
1918 On November - 15 georges Antoine, composer, dies at 26
1919 Senate 1st invokes cloture to end a filibuster (Versailles Treaty) on this day in history.
1919 On November - 15 carol Bruce, [Shirley Levy], Great Neck NY, actress (Lillian-WKRP)
1919 Alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913), dies on November - 15.
1920 On this day in history free City of Danzig established under League of Nations protection
1920 On this day in history league of Nations holds first meeting, in Geneva
1920 Ernst Toller's "Massen und Menschen," premieres in Neurenberg on this day in history.
1921 KYW-AM in Philadelphia PA begins radio transmissions on November - 15.
1922 British Conservative wins election/Labour 2nd party on November - 15.