Historical Events Happened In November - 15
Monday, 29 August 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 Annunzio Mantovani, Italian orchestra leader (Mantovani), dies at 75 on November - 15.
1981 Enid Markey, actress (Foolish Mothers, Civilization), dies at 85 on this day in history.
1982 On November - 15 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 November - 15.
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 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1993 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1996 On this day in history alger Hiss, former alleged spy/lawyer, dies at 92
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 this day in history.
2005 On this day in history australia: Large workers' protest against the Coalition government's planned Industrial Reform legislation in Australia.
2006 On November - 15 al Jazeera launches its new English language news channel, Al Jazeera English.
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 this day in history 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.
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 November - 15.