Historical Events Happened In November - 15
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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 November - 15.
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 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 Baby Fae, who received a baboon's heart, dies at 3 weeks on this day in history.
1985 On November - 15 spencer W Kimball, US head of mormon church, dies at 90
1986 Alexandre Tansman, Polish composer (Dyptique), dies at 89 on November - 15.
1987 28 of 82 aboard Continental Airlines DC-9 die in crash at Denver on this day in history.
1988 On November - 15 pLO proclaims the State of Palestine, recognizes Israeli existence
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 On November - 15 president Bush signs the Clear Air Act of 1990
1990 On November - 15 bill E Herndon, actor (Rivals), dies at 54
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 this day in history eve Perrick, journalist, dies at 78
1996 Alger Hiss, former alleged spy/lawyer, dies at 92 on this day in history.
1997 Saul Chaplin, director (West Side Story), dies at 85 on November - 15.
2005 On this day in history an earthquake near Sanriku in Japan occurs, prompting a tsunami warning to be issued.
2005 On November - 15 australia: Large workers' protest against the Coalition government's planned Industrial Reform legislation in Australia.
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 November - 15.
2013 On November - 15 5 people are killed and 10 are injured after a train derails in Nashik, India