Historical Events For November - 15
Thursday, 23 November 2017
1947 On November - 15 bradman scores his 100th 100, 172 v Indians at the SCG
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 Arthur Dorrington, 1st black man in organized hockey is signed (Atl City Seagulls of Eastern Amateur Hockey League) on November - 15.
1951 Cricket 1st-class debut of Hanif Mohammad, Pak XI v MCC, Lahore on November - 15.
1953 On November - 15 wIBW TV channel 13 in Topeka, KS (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
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 November - 15.
1954 On November - 15 lionel Barrymore, [Blythe], actor (Dr Kildare, Key Largo), dies at 76
1955 On November - 15 poland & Yugoslavia sign trade agreement
1955 Lloyd Bacon, director (Fuller Brush Girl, 42nd Street), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1956 On this day in history "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 this day in history uS sentences Soviet spy Rudolf Ivanovich Abel to 30 years & $3,000
1958 On November - 15 tyrone Power, actor (Mark of Zorro), dies of a heart attack at 44
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 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 November - 15.
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 November - 15 craig Breedlove sets land speed record (600.601 mph-966.57 kph)
1966 On this day in history gemini XII returns to Earth
1967 On November - 15 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 On November - 15 250,000 peacefully demonstrate in Wash DC against the Vietnam War
1969 Janis Joplin, accused of vulgar and indecent language in Tampa, FL on this day in history.
1969 Roy D'Arcy, actor (Lovers, Actress), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1974 James Morrison, actor (Don't, Black Beauty), dies on his 86th birthday on November - 15.
1975 On November - 15 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 183 die as Icelandic Airlines DC-8 crashes in Colombo, Sri Lanka on November - 15.
1978 On November - 15 margaret Mead, anthropologist (Thoughts & Female), dies in NY at 76
1979 ABC-TV announces it would broadcast nightly specials on Iran hostage on this day in history.