Daily Calendar for November 15th, 2019

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1630s

  • Died 1630: Johannes Kepler (astronomer)

1730s

  • Born 1738: Sir William Herschel (astronomer)

1800s

  • 1806: Pikes Peak first sighted by Zebulon M. Pike

1840s

  • 1849: First U.S. poultry show began, Boston, Massachusetts

  • Born 1849: James O'Neill (actor)

1880s

  • Born 1881: Franklin Pierce Adams (newspaper columnist)

  • Born 1882: Felix Frankfurter (U.S. Supreme Court justice)

  • Born 1887: Marianne Moore (poet)

  • Born 1887: Georgia O'Keeffe (painter)

1910s

  • Born 1919: Joseph Wapner (judge & TV personality)

1920s

  • 1920: First meeting of the Assembly of the League of Nations

  • Born 1929: Ed Asner (actor)

1930s

  • Born 1932: Petula Clark (singer)

  • 1937: Sadie Hawkins Day debuted in Al Capp's Li'l Abner comic strip

1940s

  • Born 1940: Sam Waterston (actor)

  • 1948: First gas-turbine electric locomotive in the United States was track-tested, Erie, Pennsylvania

1950s

  • Died 1954: Lionel Barrymore (actor)

  • 1956: Elvis Presley's first movie, Love Me Tender, premiered

  • Born 1957: Kevin Eubanks (musician & The Tonight Show bandleader)

1960s

  • Born 1969: Helen Mersi Kelesi (tennis player)

1970s

  • Born 1972: Jonny Lee Miller (actor)

  • Died 1978: Margaret Mead (author)

1980s

  • Born 1988: Zena Grey (actress)

2000s

  • 2006: A magnitude 8.1 earthquake struck Japan

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