Historical Events Happened In November - 15
Wednesday, 28 January 2015
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 November - 15.
1981 On this day in history enid Markey, actress (Foolish Mothers, Civilization), dies at 85
1982 Funeral services held in Moscow's Red Square for Leonid I Brezhnev on November - 15.
1983 On November - 15 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 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 this day in history.
1988 Soviet space shuttle makes unmanned maiden flight (2 orbits) on November - 15.
1988 Mona Washbourne, actress (Blue Bird, Games), dies at 84 on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history president Bush signs the Clear Air Act of 1990
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 Anthony Ward, writer, dies at 57 on November - 15.
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 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 November - 15.
2005 On November - 15 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 On November - 15 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 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.