Historical Events In November - 15
Monday, 23 April 2018
1979 On November - 15 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 November - 15 annunzio Mantovani, Italian orchestra leader (Mantovani), dies at 75
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 this day in history.
1983 John Le Mesurier, British actor (Jabberwocky, Dad's Army), dies at 71 on November - 15.
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 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 On November - 15 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 On November - 15 mona Washbourne, actress (Blue Bird, Games), dies at 84
1990 On this day in history president Bush signs the Clear Air Act of 1990
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 On this day in history eve Perrick, journalist, dies at 78
1996 On this day in history alger Hiss, former alleged spy/lawyer, dies at 92
1997 Saul Chaplin, director (West Side Story), dies at 85 on this day in history.
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 Al Jazeera launches its new English language news channel, Al Jazeera English on November - 15.
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 On this day in history 5 people are killed and 10 are injured after a train derails in Nashik, India
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
2017 On this day in history australian postal vote on same-sex marriage revealed - 61% vote yes
2017 Argentine submarine San Juan goes missing in the Atlantic after reporting mechanical failure on this day in history.
2017 On this day in history the Zimbabwean Army detains Robert Mugabe and the first family and appoints sacked Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa as interim president
2017 On this day in history isabel Dos Santos, Africa's richest woman, fired as head of Angola state oil company Sonangol
2017 Country singer Blake Shelton wins People Magazine's sexiest man alive award on November - 15.
2017 On November - 15 3 UCLA basketball players suspended after admitting shoplifting in China, only released at President Trump's request