Historical Events For November - 15
Friday, 17 November 2017
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 Morning Post reporter Winston Churchill & wife captured in Natal on this day in history.
1901 On November - 15 hearing aid patented in New York, by Miller Reese
1901 On this day in history 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 November - 15 frederico Freitas, composer
1903 Eugen d'Alberts opera "Tiefland," premieres in Prague on this day in history.
1903 On this day in history stewie Dempster, cricketer (1st great NZ Test batsman)
1904 On November - 15 king C Gillette patents Gillette razor blade
1904 Tilly Losch, Vienna Austria, actress (Garden of Allah) on November - 15.
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 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 Don Large, Canada, choral director (Wayne King) on November - 15.
1910 On November - 15 wilhelm Raabe, [Jakob Corvinus], German author, dies at 79
1911 Proclamation sets designs for Canadian $5 & $10 gold coins on this day in history.
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 November - 15.
1916 Dame Ruth Nita Barrow, governor-general of Barbados on November - 15.
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 On this day in history georges Antoine, composer, dies at 26
1919 Senate 1st invokes cloture to end a filibuster (Versailles Treaty) on November - 15.
1919 On this day in history carol Bruce, [Shirley Levy], Great Neck NY, actress (Lillian-WKRP)
1919 Alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913), dies on this day in history.
1920 On November - 15 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 November - 15.
1921 On this day in history kYW-AM in Philadelphia PA begins radio transmissions
1922 On November - 15 british Conservative wins election/Labour 2nd party