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 This day in History - November 15
371 Historic Events for November 15
1863

Frederik VII, 1st constitutional king of Denmark (childless), dies

Death
1864

1st US mines school opens in basement of Columbia University, NY

Event
1864

Union Major General Sherman burns Atlanta

Event
1869

Free postal delivery formally inaugurated

Event
1870

Bathe becomes member of Noordduitse Union

Event
1872

Robert marquess of Flers, French author (Habit Vert)

Birth
1874

Schack August Steenberg Krogh, Denmark, physiologist (Nobel-1920)

Birth
1878

Bela Reinitz, composer

Birth
1879

Lewis Stone, Worcester Mass, actor (Prisoner of Zenda)

Birth
1881

Franklin P Adams, Chicago Ill, columnist (Information Please)

Birth
1881

American Federation of Labor (AFL) founded (Pittsburgh)

Event
1882

Felix Frankfurter, Vienna Aust, 80th Supreme Court Justice (1939-62)

Birth
1882

British HMS Flirt destroys village of Asaba Niger

Event
1884

Colonization of Africa orgainized at Intl conference in Berlin

Event
1886

Pedro Sanju n, San Sebastian, Spain, composer (Castilla)

Birth
1887

Georgia O'Keefe, Sun Prairie Wisc, sculptor/painter (Cow's Skull)

Birth
1887

Marianne Moore, St Louis, poet (Pulitzer 1951, Collected Poems)

Birth
1887

Hitoshi Asida, Japanese politician

Birth
1887

British SS Wah Yeung catches fire on Canton River off Hong Kong

Event
1887

Ren‚ Maran, Martinique, author (Batouala, Prix Goncourt)

Birth
1888

James Morrison, Mattoon IL, actor (Little Detectives)

Birth
1889

Dom Pedro II, Emperor of Brazil, deposed; republic proclaimed

Event
1891

W Averell Harriman, US, (Gov-D-NY)/ambassador to USSR (1943-46)

Birth
1891

Erwin Rommel, German fieldmarshal (WW II-African campaign)

Birth
1895

Ina Claire, actress (Claudia, Ninotchka, Rebound)

Birth