Historical Events Happened In November - 15
Sunday, 23 November 2014
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 November - 15 annunzio Mantovani, Italian orchestra leader (Mantovani), dies at 75
1981 Enid Markey, actress (Foolish Mothers, Civilization), dies at 85 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1984 On November - 15 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 this day in history.
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 November - 15.
1988 On this day in history pLO proclaims the State of Palestine, recognizes Israeli existence
1988 On November - 15 soviet space shuttle makes unmanned maiden flight (2 orbits)
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 On November - 15 bill E Herndon, actor (Rivals), dies at 54
1993 On November - 15 luciano Liggio, Italian mafia leader/painter, dies
1994 On this day in history anthony Ward, writer, dies at 57
1995 Eve Perrick, journalist, dies at 78 on November - 15.
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 An earthquake near Sanriku in Japan occurs, prompting a tsunami warning to be issued on November - 15.
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 November - 15.
2006 On November - 15 start of the Sales and Use Tax in Puerto Rico; a response to the Puerto Rico budget crisis of may 2006.
2006 On November - 15 the State of Hawaii bans smoking in all enclosed public places.
2012 On November - 15 at least 95 people are killed in Syrian conflicts
2013 5 people are killed and 10 are injured after a train derails in Nashik, India on this day in history.