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 This day in History - November 15
371 Historic Events for November 15
1897

John Mercer Langston, US black jurist, dies at 67

Death
1897

Sacheverell Sitwell, English poet/author (People's Palace)

Birth
1898

Willy Alfredo, [Willem Jue], Dutch entertainer/poet (Fish-Trap)

Birth
1899

Morning Post reporter Winston Churchill and wife captured in Natal

Event
1901

Heavyweight James J Jeffries KOs Gus Ruhlin in SF

Event
1901

James J Jeffries TKOs Gus Ruhlin in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

Event
1902

Frederico Freitas, composer

Birth
1902

Leopold II, King of Belgium almost assassinated by Italian anarchist

Event
1902

Jack Ingram, IL, actor (2« Stars, Law of the West, Roaring Westward)

Birth
1903

Stewie Dempster, cricketer (1st great NZ Test batsman)

Birth
1903

Eugen d'Alberts opera "Tiefland," premieres in Prague

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1904

King C Gillette patents Gillette razor blade

Event
1904

Tilly Losch, Vienna Austria, actress (Garden of Allah)

Birth
1906

Curtis E Le May, air force general/VP candidate

Birth
1907

Count Claus Schenck von Stauffenberg, German anti fascist colonel

Birth
1907

Horatio Richmond Palmer, composer, dies at 73

Death
1908

Tz'u-hsi (Cixi), empress of China, dies at 73

Death
1908

Cixi [the old Buddha], empress-widow of China, dies

Death
1909

Don Large, Canada, choral director (Wayne King)

Birth
1910

Wilhelm Raabe, [Jakob Corvinus], German author, dies at 79

Death
1911

Proclamation sets designs for Canadian $5 and $10 gold coins

Event
1913

Rick Schagen, Dutch actress (Saartje-Swiebertje)

Birth
1914

Ital socialist Benito Mussolini founds newspaper Il populo d'italia

Event
1914

Gheorghe Dumitrescu, composer

Birth
1914

Jorge Bolet, Havana Cuba, pianist (C'eurties Instituka)

Birth