Historical Events Happened In November - 15
Wednesday, 07 October 2015
1979 On this day in history british government identifies Sir Anthony Blunt as 4th man in Soviet spy ring
1980 On this day in history pope John Paul II began 5 day visit to West Germany,
1980 Annunzio Mantovani, Italian orchestra leader (Mantovani), dies at 75 on November - 15.
1981 Enid Markey, actress (Foolish Mothers, Civilization), dies at 85 on November - 15.
1982 Funeral services held in Moscow's Red Square for Leonid I Brezhnev on November - 15.
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 this day in history.
1986 Alexandre Tansman, Polish composer (Dyptique), dies at 89 on November - 15.
1987 On November - 15 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 Soviet space shuttle makes unmanned maiden flight (2 orbits) on November - 15.
1988 Mona Washbourne, actress (Blue Bird, Games), dies at 84 on November - 15.
1990 President Bush signs the Clear Air Act of 1990 on this day in history.
1990 Bill E Herndon, actor (Rivals), dies at 54 on this day in history.
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 Eve Perrick, journalist, dies at 78 on November - 15.
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 November - 15.
2005 Australia: Large workers' protest against the Coalition government's planned Industrial Reform legislation in Australia on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 November - 15.
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