Historical Events For November - 15
Thursday, 08 December 2016
1897 John Mercer Langston, US black jurist, dies at 67 on November - 15.
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 On November - 15 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 November - 15.
1902 On this day in history frederico Freitas, composer
1903 On this day in history eugen d'Alberts opera "Tiefland," premieres in Prague
1903 Stewie Dempster, cricketer (1st great NZ Test batsman) on November - 15.
1904 King C Gillette patents Gillette razor blade on November - 15.
1904 On this day in history tilly Losch, Vienna Austria, actress (Garden of Allah)
1906 Curtis E Le May, air force general/VP candidate on this day in history.
1907 On this day in history 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 November - 15.
1907 Horatio Richmond Palmer, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
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 Wilhelm Raabe, [Jakob Corvinus], German author, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1911 On November - 15 proclamation sets designs for Canadian $5 & $10 gold coins
1913 On November - 15 rick Schagen, Dutch actress (Saartje-Swiebertje)
1914 Ital socialist Benito Mussolini founds newspaper Il populo d'italia on this day in history.
1914 On November - 15 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 Victory' day celebrated in Britain to mark the ending of the First World War on November - 15.
1918 Georges Antoine, composer, dies at 26 on November - 15.
1919 Senate 1st invokes cloture to end a filibuster (Versailles Treaty) on this day in history.
1919 On this day in history carol Bruce, [Shirley Levy], Great Neck NY, actress (Lillian-WKRP)
1919 On November - 15 alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913), dies
1920 On this day in history free City of Danzig established under League of Nations protection
1920 On November - 15 league of Nations holds first meeting, in Geneva
1920 On this day in history ernst Toller's "Massen und Menschen," premieres in Neurenberg
1921 On this day in history kYW-AM in Philadelphia PA begins radio transmissions
1922 On this day in history british Conservative wins election/Labour 2nd party