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Daily Calendar for Monday, November 15, 2021

Died

  • Johannes Kepler (astronomer)
  • Lionel Barrymore (actor)
  • Margaret Mead (author)

Born

  • Sir William Herschel (astronomer)
  • James O'Neill (actor)
  • Franklin Pierce Adams (newspaper columnist)
  • Felix Frankfurter (U.S. Supreme Court justice)
  • Georgia O'Keeffe (painter)
  • Marianne Moore (poet)
  • Joseph Wapner (judge & TV personality)
  • Ed Asner (actor)
  • Petula Clark (singer)
  • Sam Waterston (actor)
  • Kevin Eubanks (musician & The Tonight Show bandleader)
  • Helen Mersi Kelesi (tennis player)
  • Jonny Lee Miller (actor)
  • Zena Grey (actress)

Events

  • Pikes Peak first sighted by Zebulon M. Pike
  • First U.S. poultry show began, Boston, Massachusetts
  • First meeting of the Assembly of the League of Nations
  • Sadie Hawkins Day debuted in Al Capp’s Li’l Abner comic strip
  • First gas-turbine electric locomotive in the United States was track-tested, Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Elvis Presley’s first movie, Love Me Tender, premiered
  • A magnitude 8.1 earthquake struck Japan

Weather

  • Forty-five inches of snow fell on Watertown, New York, in 24 hours
  • Thirty-five tornadoes ripped through the Midwest

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