On This Day

What Happened on November 15, 1919

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • US Senate 1st invokes cloture to end a filibuster (Versailles Treaty)

Famous Birthdays

  • Carol Bruce [Shirley Levy], American actress (Behind the Eight Ball, WKRP in Cincinnati), born in Great Neck, Long Island (d. 2007)
  • Joseph Wapner, American judge (People's Court), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913), dies at 52
  • Mohammad Farid, an influential Egyptian political figure.