Historical Events For November - 15
Thursday, 08 December 2016
1979 British government identifies Sir Anthony Blunt as 4th man in Soviet spy ring on this day in history.
1980 On November - 15 pope John Paul II began 5 day visit to West Germany,
1980 On this day in history annunzio Mantovani, Italian orchestra leader (Mantovani), dies at 75
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 this day in history.
1983 John Le Mesurier, British actor (Jabberwocky, Dad's Army), dies at 71 on November - 15.
1984 On this day in history baby Fae, who received a baboon's heart, dies at 3 weeks
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 On this day in history pLO proclaims the State of Palestine, recognizes Israeli existence
1988 Soviet space shuttle makes unmanned maiden flight (2 orbits) on this day in history.
1988 On November - 15 mona Washbourne, actress (Blue Bird, Games), dies at 84
1990 President Bush signs the Clear Air Act of 1990 on November - 15.
1990 Bill E Herndon, actor (Rivals), dies at 54 on November - 15.
1993 On November - 15 luciano Liggio, Italian mafia leader/painter, dies
1994 Anthony Ward, writer, dies at 57 on November - 15.
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 this day in history.
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 November - 15 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 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 On this day in history vladimir Putin 's press secretary says media reports that the Russian president plans to leave the G20 Summit in Brisbane early are nonsense