Historical Events Happened In November - 15
Sunday, 23 October 2016
1979 British government identifies Sir Anthony Blunt as 4th man in Soviet spy ring on November - 15.
1980 On this day in history 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 On this day in history baby Fae, who received a baboon's heart, dies at 3 weeks
1985 Spencer W Kimball, US head of mormon church, dies at 90 on November - 15.
1986 On this day in history alexandre Tansman, Polish composer (Dyptique), dies at 89
1987 28 of 82 aboard Continental Airlines DC-9 die in crash at Denver on this day in history.
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 Mona Washbourne, actress (Blue Bird, Games), dies at 84 on this day in history.
1990 On November - 15 president Bush signs the Clear Air Act of 1990
1990 Bill E Herndon, actor (Rivals), dies at 54 on November - 15.
1993 On this day in history luciano Liggio, Italian mafia leader/painter, dies
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 Alger Hiss, former alleged spy/lawyer, dies at 92 on November - 15.
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 this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
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
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.