Historical Events For November - 15
Monday, 25 September 2017
1897 On this day in history john Mercer Langston, US black jurist, dies at 67
1898 Willy Alfredo, [Willem Jue], Dutch entertainer/poet (Fish-Trap) on November - 15.
1899 On November - 15 morning Post reporter Winston Churchill & wife captured in Natal
1901 Hearing aid patented in New York, by Miller Reese on this day in history.
1901 Heavyweight James J Jeffries KOs Gus Ruhlin in SF on November - 15.
1902 Leopold II, King of Belgium almost assassinated by Italian anarchist on November - 15.
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 November - 15.
1904 Tilly Losch, Vienna Austria, actress (Garden of Allah) on this day in history.
1906 Curtis E Le May, air force general/VP candidate on this day in history.
1907 The birth of Count Claus von Stauffenberg, Involved in the attempt on the life of Hitler on November - 15.
1907 Count Claus Schenck von Stauffenberg, German anti fascist colonel on November - 15.
1907 Horatio Richmond Palmer, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1908 Cixi [the old Buddha], empress-widow of China, dies on November - 15.
1909 Don Large, Canada, choral director (Wayne King) on this day in history.
1910 Wilhelm Raabe, [Jakob Corvinus], German author, dies at 79 on November - 15.
1911 On November - 15 proclamation sets designs for Canadian $5 & $10 gold coins
1913 On this day in history rick Schagen, Dutch actress (Saartje-Swiebertje)
1914 On November - 15 ital socialist Benito Mussolini founds newspaper Il populo d'italia
1914 Gheorghe Dumitrescu, composer on November - 15.
1916 Dame Ruth Nita Barrow, governor-general of Barbados on this day in history.
1917 Gerardus H de Bold, bishop of Breda (1962-67) on this day in history.
1918 On November - 15 victory' day celebrated in Britain to mark the ending of the First World War
1918 Georges Antoine, composer, dies at 26 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913), dies
1920 Free City of Danzig established under League of Nations protection on this day in history.
1920 League of Nations holds first meeting, in Geneva on this day in history.
1920 On this day in history ernst Toller's "Massen und Menschen," premieres in Neurenberg
1921 On November - 15 kYW-AM in Philadelphia PA begins radio transmissions
1922 On November - 15 british Conservative wins election/Labour 2nd party