Historical Events For November - 15
Monday, 24 July 2017
1979 British government identifies Sir Anthony Blunt as 4th man in Soviet spy ring on November - 15.
1980 On November - 15 pope John Paul II began 5 day visit to West Germany,
1980 Annunzio Mantovani, Italian orchestra leader (Mantovani), dies at 75 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history john Le Mesurier, British actor (Jabberwocky, Dad's Army), dies at 71
1984 Baby Fae, who received a baboon's heart, dies at 3 weeks on this day in history.
1985 On this day in history spencer W Kimball, US head of mormon church, dies at 90
1986 On November - 15 alexandre Tansman, Polish composer (Dyptique), dies at 89
1987 On November - 15 28 of 82 aboard Continental Airlines DC-9 die in crash at Denver
1988 On this day in history pLO proclaims the State of Palestine, recognizes Israeli existence
1988 On this day in history soviet space shuttle makes unmanned maiden flight (2 orbits)
1988 Mona Washbourne, actress (Blue Bird, Games), dies at 84 on this day in history.
1990 President Bush signs the Clear Air Act of 1990 on November - 15.
1990 Bill E Herndon, actor (Rivals), dies at 54 on November - 15.
1993 On this day in history luciano Liggio, Italian mafia leader/painter, dies
1994 On this day in history anthony Ward, writer, dies at 57
1995 On November - 15 eve Perrick, journalist, dies at 78
1996 On November - 15 alger Hiss, former alleged spy/lawyer, dies at 92
1997 On November - 15 saul Chaplin, director (West Side Story), dies at 85
2005 On November - 15 an earthquake near Sanriku in Japan occurs, prompting a tsunami warning to be issued.
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 On this day in history start of the Sales and Use Tax in Puerto Rico; a response to the Puerto Rico budget crisis of may 2006.
2006 On this day in history the State of Hawaii bans smoking in all enclosed public places.
2012 At least 95 people are killed in Syrian conflicts on this day in history.
2013 5 people are killed and 10 are injured after a train derails in Nashik, India on this day in history.
2014 On November - 15 vladimir Putin 's press secretary says media reports that the Russian president plans to leave the G20 Summit in Brisbane early are nonsense