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 This day in History - November 15
371 Historic Events for November 15
1939

FDR lays cornerstone of Jefferson Memorial in Wash DC

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1939

Thalmus Rasulala, [Jack Crowder], Miami Fla, actor (Blacula, Roots)

Birth
1939

Nazis begin mass murder of Warsaw Jews

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1939

Erik Hansen, Denmark, 1K kayak (Olympic-gold-1960)

Birth
1940

Sam Waterson, Cambridge Mass, actor (Capricorn One, Heaven's Gate)

Birth
1940

NY Midtown tunnel linking Manhattan and Queens opens to traffic

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1940

1st 75,000 men called to armed forces duty during peacetime

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1940

1st black to sign hockey contract-Arthur Dorrington and AC Seagulls

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1941

Cow Palace opens in San Francisco

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1941

Yugoslav government in exile names Draza Mihailovic premier

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1941

Daniel Manus Pinkwater, US, sci-fi author (Magic Moscow)

Birth
1942

Daniel Barenboim, Buenos Aires Argentinia, pianist/conductor

Birth
1943

Roger Donaldson, director (Cocktail, Cadillac Man, White Sands)

Birth
1944

Maarten Reuchlin, resistance fighter, executed

Death
1944

Surprise attack on office of Nethche Bank

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1945

Anni-Frid Lyngsdtad, [Fryeda Anderson], Sweden, rocker (ABBA)

Birth
1945

The rules are revised for election of modern players to the Hall of

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1946

Ted Williams is picked as AL MVP

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1946

Janet Lennon, Culver City Calif, singer (Lennon Sisters)

Birth
1946

Carmine Appice, NYC, rock drummer (Vanilla Fudge)

Birth
1946

Joseph McCarthy's HUAC interrogates astronomer Harlow Shapley

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1947

Soccer team GVVV forms in Veenendaal

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1947

Bradman scores his 100th 100, 172 v Indians at the SCG

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1947

William B Richardson, (Rep-D-New Mexico, 1983- )

Birth
1948

William Lyon Mackenzie King retires as PM of Canada

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