Historical Events Happened In November - 15
Saturday, 24 September 2016
1979 British government identifies Sir Anthony Blunt as 4th man in Soviet spy ring on this day in history.
1980 Pope John Paul II began 5 day visit to West Germany, on this day in history.
1980 On this day in history annunzio Mantovani, Italian orchestra leader (Mantovani), dies at 75
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 Spencer W Kimball, US head of mormon church, dies at 90 on November - 15.
1986 Alexandre Tansman, Polish composer (Dyptique), dies at 89 on this day in history.
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 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 Luciano Liggio, Italian mafia leader/painter, dies on November - 15.
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 November - 15.
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 November - 15.
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 Start of the Sales and Use Tax in Puerto Rico; a response to the Puerto Rico budget crisis of may 2006 on November - 15.
2006 The State of Hawaii bans smoking in all enclosed public places on November - 15.
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 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.