On this day: November 15

Published On: Nov 14 2012 11:14:13 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 15 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

Sherman begins his march to the sea, FDR lays the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial, and Elvis Presley makes his movie debut, all on this day.

OTD November 15 - Sam Waterston
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1940: Actor Sam Waterston, best known for the TV series "Law & Order" and his Oscar-nominated role in 1984's "The Killing Fields," is born in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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