November 15 Deaths in History - November 15 Birthdays - November 15 Events
2009 Derek B, rapper, record producer, remixer, popular songs included 'Bad Young Brother' and 'Goodgroove', dies of a heart attack in London, at age 44
2003 Dorothy Loudon, actress, Original Broadway production of Annie, dies at 70
2003 Laurence Tisch, entrepreneur/philanthropist, president of Loews Theatres, dies at 80
1998 Kwame Ture, activist, "born as Stokely Carmichael, he led a number of black organizations", dies at 57
1998 Stokely Carmichael, American Activist
1997 Saul Chaplin, director (West Side Story), dies at 85
1997 William Perrie, prison governor, dies at 79
1996 Alger Hiss, former alleged spy/lawyer, dies at 92
1995 Eve Perrick, journalist, dies at 78
1995 Herbert Delauney Bill Hughes, educationist, dies at 81
1994 Anthony Ward, writer, dies at 57
1994 James Winston Watts, developer of the Frontal Lobotomy, dies at 90
1994 Janet Ahlberg, illustrator, dies at 50
1994 Volodymyr Ivashko, President of Ukraine (1990-91), dies
1993 Luciano Liggio, Italian mafia leader/painter, dies
1993 Maurice Bessy, French film historian (Cinemonde), dies at 82
1993 Mouin Shabaita, Palestinian al-Fatah commandant, murdered
1993 Theo Huizenaar, Dutch boxing trainer (Bep van Klaveren), dies at 93
1990 Bill E Herndon, actor (Rivals), dies at 54
1988 Mona Washbourne, actress (Blue Bird, Games), dies at 84
1986 Alexandre Tansman, Polish composer (Dyptique), dies at 89
1986 John E. Grotberg, Representative-R-Illinois 1985 - 1986
1985 Spencer W. Kimball, U.S. head of mormon church, dies at 90
1984 Baby Fae, who received a baboon's heart, dies at 3 weeks
1983 John Le Mesurier, British actor (Jabberwocky, Dad's Army), dies at 71
1982 Vinoba Bhave, Indian Educator
1981 Enid Markey, actress (Foolish Mothers, Civilization), dies at 85
1980 Annunzio Mantovani, Italian orchestra leader (Mantovani), dies at 75
1978 Margaret Mead, anthropologist (Thoughts and Female), dies in New York at 76
1976 Jean Gabin, French actor (Quai des Brumes), dies at 72
1975 Willem Scheps, Dutch journalist, dies at 77
1974 James Morrison, actor (Don't, Black Beauty), dies on his 86th birthday
1969 Roy D'Arcy, actor (Lovers, Actress), dies at 75
1967 Alice Lake, silent screen actress (Frisco Kid, Wicked), dies at 72
1967 Michael James Adams, USAF pilot (X-15), dies in X-15 crash at 37
1963 Fritz Reiner, Hungarian/U.S. conductor, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, dies at 74
1961 Douglas Walton, actor (Bad Lands), dies of heart attack at 51
1961 Elsie Ferguson, actress (Lie, Footlights, Scarlet Pages), dies at 76
1961 Johanna Westerdok, 1st Dutch woman professor (Utrecht, 1917 - 1952), dies at 78
1958 Tyrone Power, actor (Mark of Zorro), dies of a heart attack at 44
1955 Lloyd Bacon, director (Fuller Brush Girl, 42nd Street), dies at 65
1954 Lionel Barrymore, Blythe, actor (Dr. Kildare, Key Largo), dies at 76
1950 Agnes Repplier, American essayist and writer, 'Books and Men' and 'In Pursuit of Laughter', dies
1944 Maarten Reuchlin, resistance fighter, executed
1934 Anton CR Dreesmann, German/Netherlands manufacturer (Devout and D), dies
1932 Charles W. Chesnutt, American Novelist
1931 Cornelis A J van Dishoeck, publisher, dies
1919 Alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913), dies
1918 Georges Antoine, composer, dies at 26
1917 John W. Foster, American Soldier
1917 Oswald Chambers, Scottish Protestant Christian minister, teacher, author, wrote, 'My Utmost for His Highest', established local society dedicated to his favorite poet, Robert Browning, dies from a ruptured appendix
1915 Booker T. Washington, American Educator
1910 Wilhelm Raabe, Jakob Corvinus, German author, dies at 79
1908 Cixi [the old Buddha], empress-widow of China, dies
1908 Tz'u-hsi (Cixi), empress of China, dies at 73
1907 Horatio Richmond Palmer, composer, dies at 73
1897 John Mercer Langston, U.S. black jurist, dies at 67
1863 Frederik VII, 1st constitutional king of Denmark (childless), dies
1848 P Rossi, Italian, murdered
1842 Joseph Rastrelli, composer, dies at 43
1832 Jean Baptiste Say, French economist, dies at 63
1831 Vincenc Masek, composer, dies at 76
1815 Johann Lukas Schubaur, composer, dies at 65
1812 Eagle Fokke Simonsz, writer (Year 3000), dies at about 57
1788 Peregrinus Pogl, composer, dies at 77
1787 Christoph W. Ritter von Gluck, composer (Iphigenie Tauride), dies at 73
1691 Albert Cuyp, landscape painter, buried at 71
1670 Jan A Comenius, Komensky, Czechoslovakia/Netherlands educator/philosopher, dies
1670 John Comenius, Czechoslovakian Educator
1658 Jacobus Revius, Reefsen, theologist/writer/poet, dies at about 72
1634 Johann Staden, composer, dies at 53
1630 Johann Kepler, German astronomer, dies at 58
1630 Johannes Kepler, German Scientist
1629 Bethlen Gabor, King of Hungary (1620-29), dies at 49
1280 Albertus Magnus the Great, German leader/bishop Regensburg, dies at 87
1194 Margaretha van Elzas, wife of count Boudouin V of Henegouwen, dies
565 Justitianus I, Petrus Sabbatius, Byzantine emperor (527-65), dies