Historical Events For November - 15
Thursday, 20 July 2017
1947 Bradman scores his 100th 100, 172 v Indians at the SCG on November - 15.
1948 On November - 15 william Lyon Mackenzie King retires as PM of Canada
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 this day in history 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 November - 15.
1954 1st regularly scheduled commercial flights over North Pole begins on this day in history.
1954 Lionel Barrymore, [Blythe], actor (Dr Kildare, Key Largo), dies at 76 on November - 15.
1955 Poland & Yugoslavia sign trade agreement on November - 15.
1955 On this day in history lloyd Bacon, director (Fuller Brush Girl, 42nd Street), dies at 65
1956 On November - 15 "Li'l Abner" opens at St James Theater NYC for 693 performances
1957 US sentences Soviet spy Rudolf Ivanovich Abel to 30 years and $3,000 fine on this day in history.
1957 On November - 15 uS sentences Soviet spy Rudolf Ivanovich Abel to 30 years & $3,000
1958 Tyrone Power, actor (Mark of Zorro), dies of a heart attack at 44 on November - 15.
1959 On November - 15 robert White & Perry Smith murder four members of the Herbert Clutter Family at their farm outside Holcomb, Kansas.
1959 On this day in history alex Kennedy, cricketer (31 wkts in 5 Tests for England 1922-23), dies
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 Craig Breedlove sets land speed record (600.601 mph-966.57 kph) on this day in history.
1966 On this day in history gemini XII returns to Earth
1967 Michael Adams in X-15 reaches 80 km on November - 15.
1967 On November - 15 alice Lake, silent screen actress (Frisco Kid, Wicked), dies at 72
1969 250,000 peacefully demonstrate in Wash DC against the Vietnam War on this day in history.
1969 On this day in history janis Joplin, accused of vulgar and indecent language in Tampa, FL
1969 Roy D'Arcy, actor (Lovers, Actress), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1974 On this day in history james Morrison, actor (Don't, Black Beauty), dies on his 86th birthday
1975 Willem Scheps, Dutch journalist, dies at 77 on November - 15.
1976 On this day in history jean Gabin, French actor (Quai des Brumes), dies at 72
1977 President Jimmy Carter welcomes Shah of Iran on this day in history.
1978 183 die as Icelandic Airlines DC-8 crashes in Colombo, Sri Lanka on November - 15.
1978 Margaret Mead, anthropologist (Thoughts & Female), dies in NY at 76 on November - 15.
1979 On November - 15 aBC-TV announces it would broadcast nightly specials on Iran hostage