Historical Events In November - 15
Thursday, 19 April 2018
1897 John Mercer Langston, US black jurist, dies at 67 on November - 15.
1898 On November - 15 willy Alfredo, [Willem Jue], Dutch entertainer/poet (Fish-Trap)
1899 On November - 15 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 On November - 15 leopold II, King of Belgium almost assassinated by Italian anarchist
1902 On November - 15 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 On this day in history king C Gillette patents Gillette razor blade
1904 Tilly Losch, Vienna Austria, actress (Garden of Allah) on this day in history.
1906 On this day in history curtis E Le May, air force general/VP candidate
1907 On this day in history 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 Horatio Richmond Palmer, composer, dies at 73 on November - 15.
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 this day in history wilhelm Raabe, [Jakob Corvinus], German author, dies at 79
1911 Proclamation sets designs for Canadian $5 & $10 gold coins on November - 15.
1913 On this day in history rick Schagen, Dutch actress (Saartje-Swiebertje)
1914 Ital socialist Benito Mussolini founds newspaper Il populo d'italia on this day in history.
1914 Gheorghe Dumitrescu, composer on this day in history.
1916 Dame Ruth Nita Barrow, governor-general of Barbados on November - 15.
1917 Gerardus H de Bold, bishop of Breda (1962-67) on this day in history.
1918 On this day in history 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 Carol Bruce, [Shirley Levy], Great Neck NY, actress (Lillian-WKRP) on this day in history.
1919 On this day in history alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913), dies
1920 On November - 15 free City of Danzig established under League of Nations protection
1920 League of Nations holds first meeting, in Geneva on this day in history.
1920 On November - 15 ernst Toller's "Massen und Menschen," premieres in Neurenberg
1921 KYW-AM in Philadelphia PA begins radio transmissions on this day in history.
1922 British Conservative wins election/Labour 2nd party on November - 15.