Historical Events Happened In November - 15
Friday, 19 September 2014
1947 Bradman scores his 100th 100, 172 v Indians at the SCG on this day in history.
1948 William Lyon Mackenzie King retires as PM of Canada on this day in history.
1949 KRON TV channel 4 in San Francisco, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
1950 On November - 15 arthur Dorrington, 1st black man in organized hockey is signed (Atl City Seagulls of Eastern Amateur Hockey League)
1951 On November - 15 cricket 1st-class debut of Hanif Mohammad, Pak XI v MCC, Lahore
1953 WIBW TV channel 13 in Topeka, KS (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting on November - 15.
1954 The first regularly scheduled commercial flights over North Pole begins on this day in history.
1954 On November - 15 1st regularly scheduled commercial flights over North Pole begins
1954 On November - 15 lionel Barrymore, [Blythe], actor (Dr Kildare, Key Largo), dies at 76
1955 Poland & Yugoslavia sign trade agreement on this day in history.
1955 Lloyd Bacon, director (Fuller Brush Girl, 42nd Street), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1956 "Li'l Abner" opens at St James Theater NYC for 693 performances on November - 15.
1957 On this day in history uS sentences Soviet spy Rudolf Ivanovich Abel to 30 years and $3,000 fine
1957 US sentences Soviet spy Rudolf Ivanovich Abel to 30 years & $3,000 on November - 15.
1958 Tyrone Power, actor (Mark of Zorro), dies of a heart attack at 44 on November - 15.
1959 Robert White & Perry Smith murder four members of the Herbert Clutter Family at their farm outside Holcomb, Kansas on this day in history.
1959 Alex Kennedy, cricketer (31 wkts in 5 Tests for England 1922-23), dies on November - 15.
1960 Elgin Baylor of NBA LA Lakers scores 71 points vs NY Knicks on this day in history.
1961 On November - 15 douglas Walton, actor (Bad Lands), dies of heart attack at 51
1963 On November - 15 fritz Reiner, Hung/US conductor (Chicago Symphony Orch), dies at 74
1965 On this day in history craig Breedlove sets land speed record (600.601 mph-966.57 kph)
1966 Gemini XII returns to Earth on November - 15.
1967 On this day in history michael Adams in X-15 reaches 80 km
1967 On this day in history alice Lake, silent screen actress (Frisco Kid, Wicked), dies at 72
1969 250,000 peacefully demonstrate in Wash DC against the Vietnam War on November - 15.
1969 Janis Joplin, accused of vulgar and indecent language in Tampa, FL on November - 15.
1969 On November - 15 roy D'Arcy, actor (Lovers, Actress), dies at 75
1974 James Morrison, actor (Don't, Black Beauty), dies on his 86th birthday on this day in history.
1975 On November - 15 willem Scheps, Dutch journalist, dies at 77
1976 Jean Gabin, French actor (Quai des Brumes), dies at 72 on this day in history.
1977 On this day in history president Jimmy Carter welcomes Shah of Iran
1978 On November - 15 183 die as Icelandic Airlines DC-8 crashes in Colombo, Sri Lanka
1978 On this day in history margaret Mead, anthropologist (Thoughts & Female), dies in NY at 76
1979 ABC-TV announces it would broadcast nightly specials on Iran hostage on November - 15.