Historical Events Happened In November - 15
Saturday, 23 May 2015
1979 British government identifies Sir Anthony Blunt as 4th man in Soviet spy ring on this day in history.
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 Enid Markey, actress (Foolish Mothers, Civilization), dies at 85 on November - 15.
1982 On this day in history 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 On November - 15 baby Fae, who received a baboon's heart, dies at 3 weeks
1985 Spencer W Kimball, US head of mormon church, dies at 90 on November - 15.
1986 Alexandre Tansman, Polish composer (Dyptique), dies at 89 on November - 15.
1987 On this day in history 28 of 82 aboard Continental Airlines DC-9 die in crash at Denver
1988 PLO proclaims the State of Palestine, recognizes Israeli existence on November - 15.
1988 On November - 15 soviet space shuttle makes unmanned maiden flight (2 orbits)
1988 On this day in history 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 November - 15 bill E Herndon, actor (Rivals), dies at 54
1993 Luciano Liggio, Italian mafia leader/painter, dies on this day in history.
1994 Anthony Ward, writer, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1995 Eve Perrick, journalist, dies at 78 on this day in history.
1996 On November - 15 alger Hiss, former alleged spy/lawyer, dies at 92
1997 On this day in history 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 On this day in history australia: Large workers' protest against the Coalition government's planned Industrial Reform legislation in Australia.
2006 Al Jazeera launches its new English language news channel, Al Jazeera English on this day in history.
2006 Start of the Sales and Use Tax in Puerto Rico; a response to the Puerto Rico budget crisis of may 2006 on November - 15.
2006 The State of Hawaii bans smoking in all enclosed public places on this day in history.
2012 At least 95 people are killed in Syrian conflicts on November - 15.
2013 On this day in history 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 November - 15.