Historical Events For November - 15
Monday, 25 September 2017
1979 On this day in history british government identifies Sir Anthony Blunt as 4th man in Soviet spy ring
1980 Pope John Paul II began 5 day visit to West Germany, on this day in history.
1980 On this day in history annunzio Mantovani, Italian orchestra leader (Mantovani), dies at 75
1981 On this day in history enid Markey, actress (Foolish Mothers, Civilization), dies at 85
1982 On November - 15 funeral services held in Moscow's Red Square for Leonid I Brezhnev
1983 John Le Mesurier, British actor (Jabberwocky, Dad's Army), dies at 71 on this day in history.
1984 Baby Fae, who received a baboon's heart, dies at 3 weeks on this day in history.
1985 Spencer W Kimball, US head of mormon church, dies at 90 on this day in history.
1986 On this day in history alexandre Tansman, Polish composer (Dyptique), dies at 89
1987 28 of 82 aboard Continental Airlines DC-9 die in crash at Denver on November - 15.
1988 On this day in history pLO proclaims the State of Palestine, recognizes Israeli existence
1988 Soviet space shuttle makes unmanned maiden flight (2 orbits) on November - 15.
1988 On November - 15 mona Washbourne, actress (Blue Bird, Games), dies at 84
1990 President Bush signs the Clear Air Act of 1990 on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history bill E Herndon, actor (Rivals), dies at 54
1993 On November - 15 luciano Liggio, Italian mafia leader/painter, dies
1994 Anthony Ward, writer, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1995 On November - 15 eve Perrick, journalist, dies at 78
1996 On this day in history alger Hiss, former alleged spy/lawyer, dies at 92
1997 On November - 15 saul Chaplin, director (West Side Story), dies at 85
2005 An earthquake near Sanriku in Japan occurs, prompting a tsunami warning to be issued on this day in history.
2005 Australia: Large workers' protest against the Coalition government's planned Industrial Reform legislation in Australia on November - 15.
2006 On this day in history al Jazeera launches its new English language news channel, Al Jazeera English.
2006 Start of the Sales and Use Tax in Puerto Rico; a response to the Puerto Rico budget crisis of may 2006 on this day in history.
2006 The State of Hawaii bans smoking in all enclosed public places on November - 15.
2012 On November - 15 at least 95 people are killed in Syrian conflicts
2013 On November - 15 5 people are killed and 10 are injured after a train derails in Nashik, India
2014 Vladimir Putin 's press secretary says media reports that the Russian president plans to leave the G20 Summit in Brisbane early are nonsense on this day in history.