Historical Events For November - 15
Thursday, 23 February 2017
1897 John Mercer Langston, US black jurist, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1898 Willy Alfredo, [Willem Jue], Dutch entertainer/poet (Fish-Trap) on November - 15.
1899 On this day in history 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 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 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 this day in history.
1904 Tilly Losch, Vienna Austria, actress (Garden of Allah) on November - 15.
1906 Curtis E Le May, air force general/VP candidate on November - 15.
1907 The birth of Count Claus von Stauffenberg, Involved in the attempt on the life of Hitler on November - 15.
1907 On this day in history count Claus Schenck von Stauffenberg, German anti fascist colonel
1907 On November - 15 horatio Richmond Palmer, composer, dies at 73
1908 On November - 15 cixi [the old Buddha], empress-widow of China, dies
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 On this day in history 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 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 November - 15.
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 November - 15 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 November - 15.
1920 On this day in history 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 this day in history.