Historical Events For November - 15
Wednesday, 29 March 2017
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 On November - 15 kRON TV channel 4 in San Francisco, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting
1950 Arthur Dorrington, 1st black man in organized hockey is signed (Atl City Seagulls of Eastern Amateur Hockey League) on this day in history.
1951 Cricket 1st-class debut of Hanif Mohammad, Pak XI v MCC, Lahore on November - 15.
1953 WIBW TV channel 13 in Topeka, KS (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
1954 On November - 15 the first regularly scheduled commercial flights over North Pole begins
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 Lloyd Bacon, director (Fuller Brush Girl, 42nd Street), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1956 On November - 15 "Li'l Abner" opens at St James Theater NYC for 693 performances
1957 On November - 15 uS sentences Soviet spy Rudolf Ivanovich Abel to 30 years and $3,000 fine
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 this day in history.
1959 Robert White & Perry Smith murder four members of the Herbert Clutter Family at their farm outside Holcomb, Kansas on November - 15.
1959 Alex Kennedy, cricketer (31 wkts in 5 Tests for England 1922-23), dies on November - 15.
1960 On November - 15 elgin Baylor of NBA LA Lakers scores 71 points vs NY Knicks
1961 Douglas Walton, actor (Bad Lands), dies of heart attack at 51 on November - 15.
1963 Fritz Reiner, Hung/US conductor (Chicago Symphony Orch), dies at 74 on this day in history.
1965 On November - 15 craig Breedlove sets land speed record (600.601 mph-966.57 kph)
1966 On November - 15 gemini XII returns to Earth
1967 Michael Adams in X-15 reaches 80 km on November - 15.
1967 Alice Lake, silent screen actress (Frisco Kid, Wicked), dies at 72 on this day in history.
1969 On November - 15 250,000 peacefully demonstrate in Wash DC against the Vietnam War
1969 On November - 15 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 November - 15 james Morrison, actor (Don't, Black Beauty), dies on his 86th birthday
1975 On this day in history willem Scheps, Dutch journalist, dies at 77
1976 On this day in history jean Gabin, French actor (Quai des Brumes), dies at 72
1977 On this day in history president Jimmy Carter welcomes Shah of Iran
1978 On this day in history 183 die as Icelandic Airlines DC-8 crashes in Colombo, Sri Lanka
1978 On November - 15 margaret Mead, anthropologist (Thoughts & Female), dies in NY at 76
1979 On November - 15 aBC-TV announces it would broadcast nightly specials on Iran hostage