What Happened on November 15, 1887

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • British SS Wah Yeung catches fire on Canton River off Hong Kong

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Georgia O'Keeffe, American sculptor/painter (Cow's Skull), born in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin (d. 1986)

Painter and Sculptor Georgia O’Keeffe
Painter and Sculptor
Georgia O’Keeffe
  • Hitoshi Asida, Japanese politician
  • Marianne Moore, poet (Pulitzer 1951, Collected Poems), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • René Maran, Martinique, author (Batouala, Prix Goncourt)