On This Day

What Happened on November 15, 1928

Famous Birthdays

  • C. W. McCall [William Dale Fries, Jr.], American country singer, born in Audubon, Iowa
  • John Orchard, British actor (Capone, M*A*S*H), born in Kennington, London (d. 1995)
  • Seldon Powell, American jazz tenor saxophonist and flautist, born in Lawrenceville, Virginia (d. 1997)
  • William Heirens, serial killer (Lipstick Killer), born in Evanston, Illinois (d. 2012)

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, American Geologist and educator, dies at 85
1928 Highlights

About November 15, 1928

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 92 years and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio