Historical Events For November - 15
Sunday, 23 July 2017
1897 John Mercer Langston, US black jurist, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1898 On this day in history willy Alfredo, [Willem Jue], Dutch entertainer/poet (Fish-Trap)
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 Heavyweight James J Jeffries KOs Gus Ruhlin in SF on this day in history.
1902 On November - 15 leopold II, King of Belgium almost assassinated by Italian anarchist
1902 Frederico Freitas, composer on this day in history.
1903 On this day in history eugen d'Alberts opera "Tiefland," premieres in Prague
1903 Stewie Dempster, cricketer (1st great NZ Test batsman) on this day in history.
1904 On this day in history king C Gillette patents Gillette razor blade
1904 On November - 15 tilly Losch, Vienna Austria, actress (Garden of Allah)
1906 On this day in history 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 On this day in history count Claus Schenck von Stauffenberg, German anti fascist colonel
1907 On this day in history horatio Richmond Palmer, composer, dies at 73
1908 Cixi [the old Buddha], empress-widow of China, dies on this day in history.
1909 On November - 15 don Large, Canada, choral director (Wayne King)
1910 On November - 15 wilhelm Raabe, [Jakob Corvinus], German author, dies at 79
1911 On November - 15 proclamation sets designs for Canadian $5 & $10 gold coins
1913 On November - 15 rick Schagen, Dutch actress (Saartje-Swiebertje)
1914 On November - 15 ital socialist Benito Mussolini founds newspaper Il populo d'italia
1914 On this day in history gheorghe Dumitrescu, composer
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 November - 15.
1918 On this day in history victory' day celebrated in Britain to mark the ending of the First World War
1918 Georges Antoine, composer, dies at 26 on November - 15.
1919 On this day in history senate 1st invokes cloture to end a filibuster (Versailles Treaty)
1919 Carol Bruce, [Shirley Levy], Great Neck NY, actress (Lillian-WKRP) on November - 15.
1919 Alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913), dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history kYW-AM in Philadelphia PA begins radio transmissions
1922 British Conservative wins election/Labour 2nd party on this day in history.