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 This day in History - November 15
371 Historic Events for November 15
1916

Dame Ruth Nita Barrow, governor-general of Barbados

Birth
1917

Gerardus H de Bold, bishop of Breda (1962-67)

Birth
1918

Georges Antoine, composer, dies at 26

Death
1919

Alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913), dies

Death
1919

Senate 1st invokes cloture to end a filibuster (Versailles Treaty)

Event
1919

Carol Bruce, [Shirley Levy], Great Neck NY, actress (Lillian-WKRP)

Birth
1919

Joseph Albert Wapner, La, judge (People's Court)

Birth
1920

Ernst Toller's "Massen und Menschen," premieres in Neurenberg

Event
1920

Free City of Danzig forms under League of Nations protection

Event
1920

League of Nations holds 1st meeting, in Geneva

Event
1921

KYW-AM in Philadelphia PA begins radio transmissions

Event
1922

Francesco Rosi, Naples Italy, director (Lucky Luciano)

Birth
1922

Paul Acket, Dutch publisher/organizer (Music Express, North Sea Jazz)

Birth
1922

Giorgio Manganelli, writer

Birth
1922

British Conservative wins election/Labour 2nd party

Event
1923

Peter Hammond, London England, actor (Buccaneers)

Birth
1924

Dutch Christian Radio Society (NCRV) forms

Event
1925

Jurriaan Andriessen, [Leslie Cool], Dutch pianist/composer

Birth
1925

Howard Baker, (Sen-R-Tenn), presidential chief of staff

Birth
1926

ATandT sells WEAF radio to RCA (NYC)

Event
1926

1st formal radio network, RCA takes over ATandT 25 station Network (NBC)

Event
1929

Edward Asner, KC Kansas, actor (Mary Tyler Moore Show, Lou Grant)

Birth
1930

J[ames] G[raham] Ballard, China, sci-fi author (Drowned World)

Birth
1930

Whitman Mayo, NYC, actor (Grady-Sanford and Son)

Birth
1931

Cornelis A J van Dishoeck, publisher, dies

Death