Historical Events For November - 15
Tuesday, 21 February 2017
1947 On November - 15 bradman scores his 100th 100, 172 v Indians at the SCG
1948 On this day in history william Lyon Mackenzie King retires as PM of Canada
1949 On this day in history kRON TV channel 4 in San Francisco, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting
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 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 this day in history.
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 Poland & Yugoslavia sign trade agreement on this day in history.
1955 Lloyd Bacon, director (Fuller Brush Girl, 42nd Street), dies at 65 on November - 15.
1956 "Li'l Abner" opens at St James Theater NYC for 693 performances on November - 15.
1957 On November - 15 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 this day in history.
1958 Tyrone Power, actor (Mark of Zorro), dies of a heart attack at 44 on this day in history.
1959 On November - 15 robert White & Perry Smith murder four members of the Herbert Clutter Family at their farm outside Holcomb, Kansas.
1959 Alex Kennedy, cricketer (31 wkts in 5 Tests for England 1922-23), dies on November - 15.
1960 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
1969 On November - 15 janis Joplin, accused of vulgar and indecent language in Tampa, FL
1969 On November - 15 roy D'Arcy, actor (Lovers, Actress), dies at 75
1974 On this day in history james Morrison, actor (Don't, Black Beauty), dies on his 86th birthday
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 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 this day in history.
1978 Margaret Mead, anthropologist (Thoughts & Female), dies in NY at 76 on this day in history.
1979 ABC-TV announces it would broadcast nightly specials on Iran hostage on November - 15.