November 15 Birthdays in History - November 15 Deaths - November 15 Events
1981 Natalie Lacuesta, born in Chicago, Illinois, rhythmic gymnast 1996 Olympics
1977 Peter Mark Andrew Phillips, 9th in succession to British throne
1976 Jessica Amey, born in Montreal, Quebec, 100m butterfly/4 x 100 1996 Olympics
1974 Fred Brock, wide receiver for the Arizona Cardinals
1973 Jason Dunn, tight end for the Philadelphia Eagles
1973 Jorge Diaz, guard for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1973 Rachel Kathleen English, Thomaston, Georgia, Miss America-Georgia 1996
1972 Christian van der Weerden, Dutch soccer player, NEC, Vitesse
1972 Greg Bloedorn, NFL center for the Seattle Seahawks
1972 Jonny Lee Miller, British Actor
1971 Natalia Medvedeva, born in Kiev, Ukraine, tennis star, 1993 Prague Essen
1971 Rohan Robinson, Australian hurdler 1996 Olympics
1971 Sandra Kim, Caldarone, French singer, J'aime la Vie
1970 Cecil Doggette, WLAF cornerback for the Frankfurt Galaxy
1970 Karin van Breeschoten, Rotterdam Holland, playmate, Sept, 1989
1970 Lesley Reddon, ice hockey goalie, Canada, 1998 Olympics
1970 Mirjam van Breeschoten, Rotterdam Holland, playmate, Sept, 1989
1969 Helen Kelesi, born in Victoria, Canada, professional tennis player, dubbed 'Hurricane Helen', ranked 13th in the World, November 1989
1969 Peter Martin, cricketer, Lancashire and England pace bowler 1995
1968 Brenda Alyce Bassett, Kokomo Indiana, Miss Indiana-America 1991
1968 James Brady, born in Brooklyn, New York, columnist, New York Post
1967 Greg Anthony, NBA guard, Vancouver Grizzlies, Seattle Supersonics
1967 Harvey Franklin, WLAF WR for the Amsterdam Admirals
1967 Laura Garrone, born in Milan, Italy, professional tennis player, won five doubles titles on the WTA Tour, ranked 32nd in the World, January 1987
1967 Michiyoshi Ohara, wrestler, WAR/NJPW
1967 Pedro Borbon, Mao, Dominican Republic, pitcher, Atlanta Braves
1967 Scott Schrader, California, Canadian Tour golfer, 1992 Golden State
1966 Rachel True, American Actress
1963 Gideon Joe Ng, born in Toronto, Ontario, table tennis player 1996 Olympics
1963 Michele McAnany, born in Los Angeles, California, female infielder, Colorado Silver Bullets
1960 Tilda Swinton, born in London, England, actress, Orlando
1958 Marty Davis, San Jose Cat, tennis star
1957 Kevin Eubanks, bandleader, Tonight Show
1956 Ashley Cox, Dallas Texas, playmate, December, 1977
1955 Oliver Conant, New York City, actor, Summer of '42
1955 Joe Leeway, born in Islington, England, musician, songwriter for the Thompson Twins, played bongos, congas for album, 'A Product of ... (Participation)'
1954 Ab Bryant, rock bassist/vocalist, Chilliwack
1954 Beverly D'Angelo, Columbus Ohio, actress, Vacation, European Vacation
1954 Aleksander Kwasniewski, born in Bialogard, Poland, served as President of Poland 1995 - 2005, post-communist socialist politician, independent party, Chairman European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation 2008
1953 Yuri Viktorovich Prikhodko, Russian cosmonaut
1952 "Macho Man" Randy Savage, Poffo, Sarasota, Florida, wrestler, WWF/SMW/ICW
1950 Mac Maurice Wilkins, discus thrower, 1st to break 70m
1948 Roy Dyson, born in Great Mills, Maryland, Representative-D-Maryland 1981 - 1991
1947 Bill Richardson, Representative-D-New Mexico 1983 - 1997, Governor of New Mexico 2003 -
1947 Bill Richardson, American Politician
1946 Carmine Appice, New York City, rock drummer, Vanilla Fudge
1946 Janet Lennon, Culver City California, singer, Lennon Sisters
1946 Jodi Rell, American Politician
1945 Anni-Frid Lyngsdtad, Fryeda Anderson, Sweden, rocker, ABBA
1943 Roger Donaldson, director, Cocktail, Cadillac Man, White Sands
1942 Daniel Barenboim, Buenos Aires Argentinia, pianist/conductor
1941 Daniel Pinkwater, born in Memphis, Tennessee, author, children's books, critic, commentator, National Public Radio, Weekend Edition Saturday
1940 Sam Waterson, Cambridge Massachusetts, actor, Capricorn One, Heaven's Gate
1940 Sam Waterston, American Actor
1939 Erik Hansen, Denmark, 1K kayak 1960 Olympics gold
1939 Thalmus Rasulala, Jack Crowder, born in Miami, Florida, actor, Blacula, Roots
1937 William E "Little Willie" John, Woods, U.S. R&B singer, Fever
1937 Yaphet Kotto, New York City, actor, Brubaker, Alien, Raid on Entebbe, Homicide
1936 Wolf Biermann, born in Hamburg, Germany, singer, songwriter, former East German dissident, wrote folk music, political ballads, studied political economics at Humboldt University of Berlin
1935 Ariston Muguranayanga Chambati, politician/businessman
1935 Peter John Welding, record producer
1934 Joanna Barnes, Boston, actress, Parent Trap, Spartacus, Goodbye Charlie
1934 Peter Dickinson, composer
1933 Barbara Carson, born in Memphis, Tennessee, actress, Comedy Tonight, Carter Country
1933 Jack Burns, born in Boston, Massachusetts, comedian, Burns and Schreiber
1932 Clyde McPhatter, born in Durham, North Carolina, rhythm and blues singer, member, Billy Ward & the Dominoes, founded, The Drifters
1932 Petula Clark, Surrey England, rock vocalist, Downtown, My Love
1931 Jan Terlouw, Dutch MP, D-66, author, Winters in Wartime
1931 John Kerr, New York City, actor, South Pacific, Peyton Place, Pit and Pendulum
1931 Mwai Kibaki, Kenyan Statesman
1930 J[ames] G[raham] Ballard, China, sci-fi author, Drowned World
1930 Whitman Mayo, New York City, actor, Grady-Sanford and Son
1929 Edward Asner, Kansas City Kansas, actor, Mary Tyler Moore Show, Lou Grant
1929 Ed Asner, American Actor
1925 Howard Baker, born in Huntsville, Tennessee, Senator-R-Tennessee 1967 - 1985
1925 Jurriaan Andriessen, Leslie Cool, Dutch pianist/composer
1925 Howard H. Baker, Jr., American Politician
1923 Peter Hammond, born in London, England, actor, Buccaneers
1922 Francesco Rosi, Naples Italy, director, Lucky Luciano
1922 Giorgio Manganelli, writer
1922 Paul Acket, Dutch publisher/organizer, Music Express, North Sea Jazz
1920 Jerome Richardson, American Musician
1919 Carol Bruce, Shirley Levy, Great Neck, New York, actress, Lillian-WKRP
1919 Joseph Albert Wapner, Louisiana, judge, People's Court
1917 Gerardus H de Bold, bishop of Breda, 1962-67
1916 Dame Ruth Nita Barrow, governor-general of Barbados
1914 Gheorghe Dumitrescu, composer
1914 Jorge Bolet, Havana Cuba, pianist, C'eurties Instituka
1913 Rick Schagen, Dutch actress, Saartje-Swiebertje
1909 Don Large, Canada, choral director, Wayne King
1907 Claus von Stauffenberg, German Soldier
1906 Curtis E Le May, air force general/Vice Presidential candidate
1906 Curtis Lemay, born in Columbus, Ohio, nicknamed Old Iron Pants, General, United States Air Force, running mate for George Wallace, 1968, designed World War II strategic bombing campaign, led Berlin airlift, led firebombing of Tokyo, 22 medals and decorations
1904 Tilly Losch, Vienna Austria, actress, Garden of Allah
1903 Stewie Dempster, cricketer, 1st great New Zealand Test batsman
1902 Frederico Freitas, composer
1902 Jack Ingram, Illinois, actor, 2 Stars, Law of the West, Roaring Westward
1898 Willy Alfredo, Willem Jue, Dutch entertainer/poet, Fish-Trap
1897 Sacheverell Sitwell, English poet and author, People's Palace
1897 Aneurin Bevan, English Politician
1895 Ina Claire, actress, Claudia, Ninotchka, Rebound
1891 Erwin Rommel, German Field Marshal, WW II-African campaign
1891 W Averell Harriman, U.S., Gov-D-NY, ambassador to U.S.S.R., 1943-46
1891 W. Averell Harriman, Diplomat
1888 James Morrison, Mattoon, Illinois, actor, Little Detectives
1887 Georgia O'Keefe, Sun Prairie Wisconsin, sculptor/painter, Cow's Skull
1887 Hitoshi Asida, Japanese politician
1887 Marianne Moore, St. Louis, poet, Pulitzer 1951, Collected Poems
1887 Rene Maran, Martinique, author, Batouala, Prix Goncourt
1887 Georgia O'Keeffe, American Artist
1886 Pedro Sanjuan, San Sebastian, Spain, composer, Castilla
1882 Felix Frankfurter, born in Vienna, Austria, 80th Supreme Court Justice, 1939-62
1881 Franklin P Adams, born in Chicago, Illinois, columnist, Information Please
1881 Franklin P. Adams, American Journalist
1879 Lewis Stone, Worcester Massachusetts, actor, Prisoner of Zenda
1878 Bela Reinitz, composer
1876 Anna de Noailles, Romanian Writer
1874 Schack August Steenberg Krogh, Denmark, physiologist, Nobel-1920
1872 Robert marquess of Flers, French author, Habit Vert
1862 Adolf Bartels, German folk art writer
1862 Gerhart Hauptmann, Germany, author, Before Dawn-Nobel 1912
1840 Aleksei N Apuchtin, Russian poet/friend of Tsjaikovski
1836 Pierce Manning Butler Young, Major General Confederate Army
1829 Petrus A S van Limburg Brouwer, MP/critic, Akbar
1816 Joseph Bennett Plummer, Brigadier General Union volunteers
1815 John Banvard, New York City, painted worlds largest painting, 3 mile canvas
1814 Pleasant Adam Hackleman, Brigadier General Union volunteers
1800 George Rodwell, composer
1793 Michel Chasles, French mathematician, geometry
1775 Georges-Julien Sieber, composer
1774 William Horsley, composer
1755 Jan Blanken, Dutch hydraulic engineer
1746 Joseph Quesne, composer
1741 Johann C Lavater, Swiss vicar/philosopher
1741 Johann Kaspar Lavater, German Theologian
1738 F William Herschel, German/English astronomer, discovered Uranus
1731 William Cowper, English lawyer/poet, John Gilpin,
1708 William Pitt the Elder, Whig, U.K. PM, 1756-61, 66-68, 'Great Commoner'
1705 Louis-Gabriel Guillemain, composer
1696 Gerhardus Havingha, composer
1640 Nicolaus Adam Strungk, composer
1619 Philips Koninck, Amsterdams painter/etcher
1604 Davis Mell, composer
1559 Albrecht, arch duke of Austrian/cardinal-archbishop of Toledo
1397 Nicholas V, Tommaso Parentucelli, Italy, Pope, 1447-55
1316 Jean I, king of France, Nov 15-19, 1316, he lived only 4 days