Historical Events For November - 15
Friday, 20 January 2017
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 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 November - 15 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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history soviet space shuttle makes unmanned maiden flight (2 orbits)
1988 On November - 15 mona Washbourne, actress (Blue Bird, Games), dies at 84
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 November - 15 luciano Liggio, Italian mafia leader/painter, dies
1994 Anthony Ward, writer, dies at 57 on November - 15.
1995 On November - 15 eve Perrick, journalist, dies at 78
1996 On this day in history alger Hiss, former alleged spy/lawyer, dies at 92
1997 On November - 15 saul Chaplin, director (West Side Story), dies at 85
2005 On this day in history an earthquake near Sanriku in Japan occurs, prompting a tsunami warning to be issued.
2005 On this day in history 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 November - 15.
2006 The State of Hawaii bans smoking in all enclosed public places on this day in history.
2012 On November - 15 at least 95 people are killed in Syrian conflicts
2013 On November - 15 5 people are killed and 10 are injured after a train derails in Nashik, India
2014 On November - 15 vladimir Putin 's press secretary says media reports that the Russian president plans to leave the G20 Summit in Brisbane early are nonsense