What Happened on November 15th in History

What Happened on November 15th in History

What Happened on November 15th in History - Hello good people, surely you ever learn about history lesson in each school right? You need to know about the importance of studying the history that takes place in this world such as learning so that in the future to be better than the date of 15 November first and the increasing science of history and increase the value of history in your school and then can know the famous figures born November 15th or died on November 15th because if the person is remembered to enter the historic book means the person has a great influence on this world and hopefully can be a learning for us all. Okay, this is the most important event on November 15th.

Important Events November 15th

  • Year 565 – Justin II succeeds his uncle, Justinian I, as emperor of the Byzantine Empire.
  • Year 655 – Battle of the Winwaed: Penda of Mercia is defeated by Oswiu of Northumbria.
  • Year 1315 – Battle of Morgarten: The Schweizer Eidgenossenschaft ambushes the army of Leopold I.
  • Year 1532 – Commanded by Francisco Pizarro, Spanish conquistadors under Hernando de Soto meet Inca Empire leader Atahualpa for the first time outside Cajamarca, arranging a meeting on the city plaza the following day.
  • Year 1533 – Francisco Pizarro arrives in Cuzco, the capital of the Inca Empire.
  • Year 1705 – Battle of Zsibó: Austrian-Danish victory over the Kurucs (Hungarians).
  • Year 1760 – The secondly-built Castellania in Valletta is officially inaugurated with the blessing of the interior Chapel of Sorrows.
  • Year 1777 – American Revolutionary War: After 16 months of debate the Continental Congress approves the Articles of Confederation.
  • Year 1791 – The first U.S. Catholic college, Georgetown University, opens its doors.
  • Year 1806 – Pike expedition: Lieutenant Zebulon Pike sees a distant mountain peak while near the Colorado foothills of the Rocky Mountains. (It is later named Pikes Peak.)
  • Year 1864 – American Civil War: Union General William Tecumseh Sherman begins Sherman's March to the Sea.
  • Year 1889 – Brazil is declared a republic by Marshal Deodoro da Fonseca as Emperor Pedro II is deposed in a military coup.
  • Year 1914 – Harry Turner becomes the first player to die from game-related injuries in the "Ohio League", the direct predecessor to the National Football League.
  • Year 1915 – Winston Churchill resigns from his Government, and soon commands the 6th Battalion of the Royal Scots Fusiliers on the Western Front.
  • Year 1920 – First assembly of the League of Nations is held in Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Year 1920 – The Free City of Danzig is established.
  • Year 1922 – Over 1,000 are massacred during a general strike in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
  • Year 1926 – The NBC radio network opens with 24 stations.
  • Year 1928 – The RNLI lifeboat Mary Stanford capsized in Rye Harbour with the loss of the entire 17-man crew.
  • Year 1933 – Thailand has its first election.
  • Year 1935 – Manuel L. Quezon is inaugurated as the second President of the Philippines.
  • Year 1939 – In Washington, D.C., US President Franklin D. Roosevelt lays the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial.
  • Year 1942 – World War II: The Battle of Guadalcanal ends in a decisive Allied victory.
  • Year 1943 – The Holocaust: German SS leader Heinrich Himmler orders that Gypsies are to be put "on the same level as Jews and placed in concentration camps"
  • Year 1949 – Nathuram Godse and Narayan Apte are executed for assassinating Mahatma Gandhi.
  • Year 1951 – Greek resistance leader Nikos Beloyannis, along with 11 resistance members, is sentenced to death by the court-martial.
  • Year 1955 – The first part of Saint Petersburg Metro is opened.
  • Year 1959 – The murders of the Clutter Family in Holcomb, Kansas, which inspired Truman Capote's non-fiction book In Cold Blood.
  • Year 1966 – Project Gemini: Gemini 12 completes the program's final mission, when it splashes down safely in the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Year 1966 – A Boeing 727 carrying Pan Am Flight 708 crashes near Berlin, Germany, killing all three people on board.
  • Year 1967 – The only fatality of the North American X-15 program occurs during the 191st flight when Air Force test pilot Michael J. Adams loses control of his aircraft which is destroyed mid-air over the Mojave Desert.
  • Year 1969 – Cold War: The Soviet submarine K-19 collides with the American submarine USS Gato in the Barents Sea.
  • Year 1969 – Vietnam War: In Washington, D.C., 250,000-500,000 protesters staged a peaceful demonstration against the war, including a symbolic "March Against Death".
  • Year 1971 – Intel releases the world's first commercial single-chip microprocessor, the 4004.
  • Year 1976 – René Lévesque and the Parti Québécois take power to become the first Quebec government of the 20th century clearly in favor of independence.
  • Year 1978 – A chartered Douglas DC-8 crashes near Colombo, Sri Lanka, killing 183.
  • Year 1979 – A package from Unabomber Ted Kaczynski begins smoking in the cargo hold of a flight from Chicago to Washington, D.C., forcing the plane to make an emergency landing.
  • Year 1983 – Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus declared independence. Recognized only by Turkey.
  • Year 1985 – A research assistant is injured when a package from the Unabomber addressed to a University of Michigan professor explodes.
  • Year 1985 – The Anglo-Irish Agreement is signed at Hillsborough Castle by British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and Irish Taoiseach Garret FitzGerald.
  • Year 1987 – In Brașov, Romania, workers rebel against the communist regime of Nicolae Ceaușescu.
  • Year 1988 – In the Soviet Union, the unmanned Shuttle Buran makes its only space flight.
  • Year 1988 – Israeli–Palestinian conflict: An independent State of Palestine is proclaimed by the Palestinian National Council.
  • Year 1988 – The first Fairtrade label, Max Havelaar, is launched in the Netherlands.
  • Year 1990 – Space Shuttle program: Space Shuttle Atlantis launches with flight STS-38.
  • Year 1990 – The Communist People's Republic of Bulgaria is disestablished and a new republican government is instituted.
  • Year 2000 – A chartered Antonov An-24 crashes after takeoff from Luanda, Angola, killing more than 40 people.
  • Year 2000 – Jharkhand state comes into existence in India.
  • Year 2002 – Hu Jintao becomes General Secretary of the Communist Party of China and a new nine-member Politburo Standing Committee is inaugurated.
  • Year 2003 – The first day of the 2003 Istanbul bombings, in which two car bombs, targeting two synagogues, explode, killing 25 people and wounding about 300.
  • Year 2006 – Al Jazeera English launches worldwide.
  • Year 2007 – Cyclone Sidr hits Bangladesh, killing an estimated 5,000 people and destroying parts of the world's largest mangrove forest, the Sundarbans.
  • Year 2012 – Xi Jinping becomes General Secretary of the Communist Party of China and a new seven-member Politburo Standing Committee is inaugurated.
  • Year 2016 – Hong Kong High Court bans elected politicians Yau Wai-ching and Baggio Leung from the city's Parliament.

Birth on November 15th

  • Year 459 – B'utz Aj Sak Chiik, Mayan king (d. 501)
  • Year 1316 – John I of France (d. 1316)
  • Year 1397 – Pope Nicholas V (d. 1455)
  • Year 1498 – Eleanor of Austria (d. 1558)
  • Year 1511 – Johannes Secundus, Dutch poet and author (d. 1536)
  • Year 1556 – Jacques Davy Duperron, French cardinal (d. 1618)
  • Year 1559 – Albert VII, Archduke of Austria, Governor of the Low Countries (d. 1621)
  • Year 1607 – Madeleine de Scudéry, French author (d. 1701)
  • Year 1660 – Hermann von der Hardt, German historian and orientalist (d. 1746)
  • Year 1661 – Christoph von Graffenried, Swiss-American settler and author (d. 1743)
  • Year 1688 – Louis Bertrand Castel, French mathematician and philosopher (d. 1757)
  • Year 1692 – Eusebius Amort, German poet and theologian (d. 1775)
  • Year 1708 – William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, English soldier and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1778)
  • Year 1738 – William Herschel, German-English astronomer and composer (d. 1822)
  • Year 1741 – Johann Kaspar Lavater, Swiss poet and physiognomist (d. 1801)
  • Year 1746 – Joseph Quesnel, French-Canadian poet, playwright, and composer (d. 1809)
  • Year 1757 – Heinrich Christian Friedrich Schumacher, Danish surgeon, botanist, and academic (d. 1830)
  • Year 1776 – José Joaquín Fernández de Lizardi, Mexican journalist and author (d. 1827)
  • Year 1784 – Jérôme Bonaparte, French husband of Catharina of Württemberg (d. 1860)
  • Year 1791 – Friedrich Ernst Scheller, German lawyer, jurist, and politician (d. 1869)
  • Year 1793 – Michel Chasles, French mathematician and academic (d. 1880)
  • Year 1849 – Mary E. Byrd, American astronomer and educator (d. 1934)
  • Year 1852 – Tewfik Pasha, Egyptian ruler (d. 1892)
  • Year 1859 – Christopher Hornsrud, Norwegian businessman and politician, 11th Prime Minister of Norway (d. 1960)
  • Year 1862 – Gerhart Hauptmann, German novelist, poet, and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1946)
  • Year 1865 – John Earle, Australian politician, 22nd Premier of Tasmania (d. 1932)
  • Year 1868 – Emil Racoviță, Romanian biologist, zoologist, and explorer (d. 1947)
  • Year 1873 – Sara Josephine Baker, American physician and academic (d. 1945)
  • Year 1874 – Dimitrios Golemis, Greek runner (d. 1941)
  • Year 1874 – August Krogh, Danish zoologist and physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1949)
  • Year 1879 – Lewis Stone, American actor (d. 1953)
  • Year 1881 – Franklin Pierce Adams, American journalist and author (d. 1960)
  • Year 1882 – Felix Frankfurter, Austrian-American lawyer and jurist (d. 1965)
  • Year 1886 – René Guénon, French-Egyptian philosopher and author (d. 1951)
  • Year 1887 – Marianne Moore, American poet, critic, and translator (d. 1972)
  • Year 1887 – Georgia O'Keeffe, American painter and educator (d. 1986)
  • Year 1888 – Artie Matthews, American pianist and composer (d. 1958)
  • Year 1890 – Richmal Crompton, English author and educator (d. 1969)
  • Year 1891 – W. Averell Harriman, American businessman and politician, 11th United States Secretary of Commerce (d. 1986)
  • Year 1891 – Erwin Rommel, German field marshal (d. 1944)
  • Year 1892 – Naomi Childers, American actress (d. 1964)
  • Year 1895 – Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia (d. 1918)
  • Year 1895 – Antoni Słonimski, Polish journalist, poet, and playwright (d. 1976)
  • Year 1896 – Leonard Lord, English businessman (d. 1967)
  • Year 1897 – Aneurin Bevan, Welsh journalist and politician, Secretary of State for Health (d. 1960)
  • Year 1897 – Sacheverell Sitwell, English author and critic (d. 1988)
  • Year 1899 – Avdy Andresson, Estonian-American soldier and diplomat, Estonian Minister of War (d. 1990)
  • Year 1903 – Stewie Dempster, New Zealand cricketer and coach (d. 1974)
  • Year 1905 – Mantovani, Italian conductor and composer (d. 1980)
  • Year 1906 – Curtis LeMay, American general and politician (d. 1990)
  • Year 1907 – Claus von Stauffenberg, German colonel (d. 1944)
  • Year 1908 – Carlo Abarth, Italian engineer and businessman, founded Abarth (d. 1979)
  • Year 1912 – Harald Keres, Estonian physicist and academic (d. 2010)
  • Year 1912 – Yi Wu, Japanese-Korean colonel (d. 1945)
  • Year 1913 – Jack Dyer, Australian footballer and coach (d. 2003)
  • Year 1913 – Arthur Haulot, Belgian journalist and poet (d. 2005)
  • Year 1914 – V. R. Krishna Iyer, Indian lawyer and judge (d. 2014)
  • Year 1916 – Nita Barrow, Barbadian nurse and politician, 7th Governor-General of Barbados (d. 1995)
  • Year 1916 – Bill Melendez, Mexican-American voice actor, animator, director, and producer (d. 2008)
  • Year 1919 – Carol Bruce, American singer and actress (d. 2007)
  • Year 1919 – Joseph Wapner, American lieutenant and judge (d. 2017)
  • Year 1920 – Vasilis Diamantopoulos, Greek actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1999)
  • Year 1922 – Francis Brunn, German juggler (d. 2004)
  • Year 1922 – David Sidney Feingold, American biochemist and academic
  • Year 1922 – Francesco Rosi, Italian director and screenwriter (d. 2015)
  • Year 1923 – Văn Cao, Vietnamese composer, poet, and painter (d. 1995)
  • Year 1923 – Samuel Klein, Polish-Brazilian businessman and philanthropist, founded Casas Bahia (d. 2014)
  • Year 1924 – Gianni Ferrio, Italian composer and conductor (d. 2013)
  • Year 1925 – Howard Baker, American lawyer, politician, and diplomat, 12th White House Chief of Staff (d. 2014)
  • Year 1926 – Thomas Williams, American author and academic (d. 1990)
  • Year 1927 – Bill Rowling, New Zealand politician, 30th Prime Minister of New Zealand (d. 1995)
  • Year 1928 – C. W. McCall, American singer-songwriter and politician
  • Year 1928 – Seldon Powell, American saxophonist and flute player (d. 1997)
  • Year 1929 – Ed Asner, American actor, singer, and producer
  • Year 1929 – Joe Hinton, American singer (d. 1968)
  • Year 1930 – J. G. Ballard, English novelist, short story writer, and essayist (d. 2009)
  • Year 1930 – Olene Walker, American lawyer and politician, 15th Governor of Utah (d. 2015)
  • Year 1931 – John Kerr, American actor, singer, and lawyer (d. 2013)
  • Year 1931 – Mwai Kibaki, Kenyan economist and politician, 3rd President of Kenya
  • Year 1931 – Pascal Lissouba, Congolese politician, President of the Republic of the Congo
  • Year 1932 – Petula Clark, English singer-songwriter and actress
  • Year 1932 – Clyde McPhatter, American singer (d. 1972)
  • Year 1932 – Alvin Plantinga, American philosopher, author, and academic
  • Year 1933 – Gloria Foster, American actress (d. 2001)
  • Year 1933 – Theodore Roszak, American scholar and author (d. 2011)
  • Year 1934 – Joanna Barnes, American actress and author
  • Year 1934 – Peter Dickinson, English pianist and composer
  • Year 1935 – Nera White, American basketball player (d. 2016)
  • Year 1936 – H. B. Bailey, American race car driver (d. 2003)
  • Year 1936 – Wolf Biermann, German singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • Year 1936 – Tara Singh Hayer, Indian-Canadian journalist and publisher (d. 1998)
  • Year 1937 – Little Willie John, American singer-songwriter (d. 1968)
  • Year 1937 – Yaphet Kotto, American actor and screenwriter
  • Year 1939 – Terry Bradbury, English footballer and manager
  • Year 1939 – Rauni-Leena Luukanen-Kilde, Finnish physician and parapsychologist (d. 2015)
  • Year 1940 – Roberto Cavalli, Italian fashion designer
  • Year 1940 – Tony Mendez, American CIA technical operations officer
  • Year 1940 – Ulf Pilgaard, Danish actor and screenwriter
  • Year 1940 – Hank Wangford, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and physician
  • Year 1940 – Sam Waterston, American actor
  • Year 1941 – Rick Kemp, English singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer
  • Year 1941 – Daniel Pinkwater, American author and illustrator
  • Year 1942 – Daniel Barenboim, Argentinian-Israeli pianist and conductor
  • Year 1945 – Roger Donaldson, Australian director, producer, and screenwriter
  • Year 1945 – Bob Gunton, American actor and singer
  • Year 1945 – Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Norwegian-Swedish singer (ABBA)
  • Year 1946 – Vassilis Goumas, Greek basketball player
  • Year 1947 – Malcolm Ranjith, Sri Lankan cardinal
  • Year 1947 – Bill Richardson, American politician and diplomat, 21st United States Ambassador to the United Nations
  • Year 1947 – Ken Sutcliffe, Australian journalist and sportscaster
  • Year 1948 – Teodoro Locsin, Jr., Filipino journalist, lawyer, and politician
  • Year 1950 – Egon Vaupel, German lawyer and politician, 16th Mayor of Marburg
  • Year 1951 – Beverly D'Angelo, American actress, singer, and producer
  • Year 1952 – Rick Atkinson, American journalist, historian, and author
  • Year 1952 – Randy Savage, American wrestler (d. 2011)
  • Year 1953 – Alexander O'Neal, American R&B singer-songwriter and arranger
  • Year 1953 – James Widdoes, American actor, director, and producer
  • Year 1954 – Kevin S. Bright, American director and producer
  • Year 1954 – Emma Dent Coad, British politician
  • Year 1954 – Aleksander Kwaśniewski, Polish journalist and politician, 3rd President of Poland
  • Year 1954 – Randy Thomas, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • Year 1954 – Tony Thompson, American R&B, disco, and rock drummer (d. 2003)
  • Year 1955 – Joe Leeway, English pop singer-songwriter and percussionist
  • Year 1956 – Michael Hampton, American guitarist and producer
  • Year 1957 – Kevin Eubanks, American guitarist and composer
  • Year 1957 – Harold Marcuse, American historian and educator
  • Year 1957 – Michael Woythe, German footballer and manager
  • Year 1958 – Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Australian actor and director
  • Year 1958 – Gu Kailai, Chinese lawyer and businesswoman
  • Year 1958 – Lesley Laird, British politician
  • Year 1959 – Tibor Fischer, English author
  • Year 1960 – Dawn Airey, English broadcaster
  • Year 1962 – Mark Acres, American basketball player and educator
  • Year 1962 – Judy Gold, American comedian, actress, and producer
  • Year 1963 – Andrew Castle, English tennis player and television host
  • Year 1963 – Benny Elias, Lebanese-Australian rugby league player and sportscaster
  • Year 1963 – Kevin J. O'Connor, American actor
  • Year 1964 – Stelios Aposporis, Greek footballer and manager
  • Year 1964 – Mikhail Rusyayev, Russian footballer, coach, and manager (d. 2011)
  • Year 1964 – Tiit Sokk, Estonian basketball player and coach
  • Year 1965 – Nigel Bond, English snooker player
  • Year 1965 – Stefan Pfeiffer, German swimmer
  • Year 1966 – Rachel True, American actress
  • Year 1967 – Greg Anthony, American basketball player and sportscaster
  • Year 1967 – Cynthia Breazeal, American computer scientist, roboticist, and academic
  • Year 1967 – Pedro Borbón, Jr., Dominican baseball player
  • Year 1967 – E-40, American rapper and actor (The Click)
  • Year 1967 – Wayne Harrison, English footballer (d. 2013)
  • Year 1967 – François Ozon, French director, producer, and screenwriter
  • Year 1967 – Gus Poyet, Uruguayan footballer and manager
  • Year 1967 – Jon Preston, New Zealand rugby player
  • Year 1968 – Ol' Dirty Bastard, American rapper and producer (d. 2004)
  • Year 1968 – Fausto Brizzi, Italian director, producer, and screenwriter
  • Year 1968 – Teodoro Casiño, Filipino journalist and politician
  • Year 1968 – Jennifer Charles, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • Year 1968 – Uwe Rösler, German footballer and manager
  • Year 1970 – Ilija Aračić, Croatian footballer and coach
  • Year 1970 – Jack Ingram, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • Year 1970 – Alexander Kvitashvili, Georgian-Ukrainian academic and politician, 19th Ukrainian Minister of Healthcare
  • Year 1970 – Patrick M'Boma, Cameroonian footballer
  • Year 1971 – Jay Harrington, American actor
  • Year 1971 – Martin Pieckenhagen, German footballer
  • Year 1972 – Jonny Lee Miller, English-American actor
  • Year 1973 – Sydney Tamiia Poitier, American actress
  • Year 1973 – Alamgir Sheriyar, English cricketer
  • Year 1974 – Chad Kroeger, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • Year 1975 – Scott Henshall, English fashion designer
  • Year 1975 – Yannick Tremblay, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Year 1975 – Boris Živković, Croatian footballer
  • Year 1976 – Brandon DiCamillo, American comedian, actor, and stuntman
  • Year 1976 – Virginie Ledoyen, French actress
  • Year 1976 – Sule, Indonesian comedian and actor
  • Year 1977 – Sean Murray, American actor
  • Year 1977 – Peter Phillips, English businessman
  • Year 1977 – Robaire Smith, American football player
  • Year 1978 – Floyd Womack, American football player
  • Year 1979 – Brooks Bollinger, American football player and coach
  • Year 1979 – Josemi, Spanish footballer
  • Year 1979 – Brett Lancaster, Australian cyclist
  • Year 1980 – Ace Young, American singer-songwriter and actor
  • Year 1981 – Drew Hodgdon, American football player
  • Year 1981 – Lorena Ochoa, Mexican golfer
  • Year 1982 – D. J. Fitzpatrick, American football player
  • Year 1982 – Rio Hirai, Japanese actress
  • Year 1982 – Joe Kowalewski, American football player
  • Year 1982 – Benjamin Krause, German rugby player
  • Year 1982 – Giaan Rooney, Australian swimmer
  • Year 1982 – Lofa Tatupu, American football player
  • Year 1982 – Kalu Uche, Nigerian footballer
  • Year 1983 – Dominic Carroll, Gibraltarian runner
  • Year 1983 – Sasha Pavlović, Serbian basketball player
  • Year 1983 – Fernando Verdasco, Spanish tennis player
  • Year 1985 – Charron Fisher, American basketball player
  • Year 1985 – Simon Spender, Welsh footballer
  • Year 1986 – Coye Francies, American football player
  • Year 1986 – Sania Mirza, Indian tennis player
  • Year 1986 – Jerry Roush, American singer-songwriter
  • Year 1987 – Isaiah Osbourne, English footballer
  • Year 1988 – Morgan Parra, French rugby player
  • Year 1988 – Billy Twelvetrees, English rugby player
  • Year 1989 – Jonalyn Viray, Filipino singer
  • Year 1991 – Maxime Colin, French footballer
  • Year 1991 – Shailene Woodley, American actress
  • Year 1992 – Sofia Goggia, Italian skier
  • Year 1992 – Minami Minegishi, Japanese singer
  • Year 1992 – Daniela Seguel, Chilean tennis player
  • Year 1992 – Trevor Story, American baseball player
  • Year 1992 – Kevin Wimmer, Austrian footballer
  • Year 1993 – Paulo Dybala, Argentine footballer
  • Year 1993 – Saaya Irie, Japanese actress and singer
  • Year 1994 – Bryce Cartwright, Australian rugby league player
  • Year 1995 – Karl-Anthony Towns, Dominican-American basketball player

Death on November 15th

  • Year 621 – Malo, Welsh bishop
  • Year 655 – Æthelhere, king of East Anglia
  • Year 655 – Penda of Mercia
  • Year 1037 – Odo II, Count of Blois (b. 983)
  • Year 1136 – Leopold III, Margrave of Austria (b. 1073)
  • Year 1194 – Margaret I, Countess of Flanders
  • Year 1226 – Frederick of Isenberg (b. 1193)
  • Year 1280 – Albertus Magnus, German bishop, theologian, and philosopher (b. 1193)
  • Year 1347 – James I of Urgell, Prince of Aragon (b. 1321)
  • Year 1351 – Joanna of Pfirt, duchess consort of Austria
  • Year 1379 – Otto V, Duke of Bavaria (b. 1346)
  • Year 1463 – Giovanni Antonio Del Balzo Orsini, Prince of Taranto and Constable of Naples (b. 1393)
  • Year 1527 – Catherine of York, English Princess (b. 1479)
  • Year 1579 – Ferenc Dávid, Hungarian preacher, founder of the Unitarian Church of Transylvania (b. 1510)
  • Year 1594 – Sir Martin Frobisher, British explorer (b. 1535)
  • Year 1628 – Roque González de Santa Cruz, Paraguayan missionary and martyr (b. 1576)
  • Year 1630 – Johannes Kepler, German astronomer and mathematician (b. 1571)
  • Year 1670 – John Amos Comenius, Czech bishop, philosopher, and educator (b. 1592)
  • Year 1691 – Aelbert Cuyp, Dutch painter (b. 1620)
  • Year 1706 – 6th Dalai Lama (b. 1683)
  • Year 1712 – James Hamilton, 4th Duke of Hamilton, Scottish general and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire (b. 1658)
  • Year 1712 – Charles Mohun, 4th Baron Mohun, English politician (b. 1675)
  • Year 1787 – Christoph Willibald Gluck, German composer (b. 1714)
  • Year 1794 – John Witherspoon, Scottish-American minister and academic (b. 1723)
  • Year 1795 – Charles-Amédée-Philippe van Loo, French painter (b. 1719)
  • Year 1819 – Daniel Rutherford, Scottish chemist and physician (b. 1749)
  • Year 1832 – Jean-Baptiste Say, French economist and businessman (b. 1767)
  • Year 1853 – Maria II of Portugal (b. 1819)
  • Year 1892 – Thomas Neill Cream, Scottish-Canadian serial killer (b. 1850)
  • Year 1897 – Alfred Kennerley, English-Australian politician, 10th Premier of Tasmania (b. 1810)
  • Year 1908 – Empress Dowager Cixi of China (b. 1835)
  • Year 1910 – Wilhelm Raabe, German author (b. 1831)
  • Year 1916 – Henryk Sienkiewicz, Polish journalist and author, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1846)
  • Year 1917 – Émile Durkheim, French sociologist, psychologist, and philosopher (b. 1858)
  • Year 1919 – Mikhail Dolivo-Dobrovolsky, Polish-Russian engineer, electrician, and inventor (b. 1862)
  • Year 1919 – Mohammad Farid, Egyptian lawyer and politician (b. 1868)
  • Year 1919 – Alfred Werner, French-Swiss chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1866)
  • Year 1922 – Dimitrios Gounaris, Greek lawyer and politician, 94th Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1866)
  • Year 1922 – Petros Protopapadakis, Greek mathematician and politician, 107th Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1854)
  • Year 1922 – Nikolaos Stratos, Greek lawyer and politician, 106th Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1872)
  • Year 1941 – Wal Handley, English motorcycle road racer (b. 1902)
  • Year 1945 – Frank Chapman, American ornithologist and photographer (b. 1864)
  • Year 1949 – Narayan Apte, Indian activist, assassin of Mahatma Gandhi (b. 1911)
  • Year 1949 – Nathuram Godse, Indian assassin of Mahatma Gandhi (b. 1910)
  • Year 1951 – Frank Weston Benson, American painter and educator (b. 1862)
  • Year 1954 – Lionel Barrymore, American actor, singer, director, and screenwriter (b. 1878)
  • Year 1958 – Tyrone Power, American actor, singer, and producer (b. 1914)
  • Year 1959 – Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Scottish physicist and meteorologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1869)
  • Year 1960 – Robert Raymond Cook, Canadian murderer (b. 1937)
  • Year 1961 – Elsie Ferguson, American actress (b. 1883)
  • Year 1961 – Johanna Westerdijk, Dutch pathologist and academic (b. 1883)
  • Year 1963 – Fritz Reiner, Hungarian-American conductor (b. 1888)
  • Year 1966 – Dimitrios Tofalos, Greek weightlifter and wrestler (b. 1877)
  • Year 1966 – William Zorach, Lithuanian-American sculptor and painter (b. 1887)
  • Year 1967 – Michael J. Adams, American soldier, pilot, and astronaut (b. 1930)
  • Year 1970 – Konstantinos Tsaldaris, Egyptian-Greek politician (b. 1884)
  • Year 1971 – Rudolf Abel, English-Russian colonel (b. 1903)
  • Year 1976 – Jean Gabin, French actor, singer, and producer (b. 1904)
  • Year 1978 – Margaret Mead, American anthropologist and author (b. 1901)
  • Year 1980 – Bill Lee, American actor and singer (b. 1916)
  • Year 1981 – Steve Macko, American baseball player and coach (b. 1954)
  • Year 1981 – Enid Markey, American actress (b. 1894)
  • Year 1981 – Khawar Rizvi, Pakistani poet and scholar (b. 1938)
  • Year 1982 – Vinoba Bhave, Indian philosopher and Gandhian, Bharat Ratna Awardee (b. 1895)
  • Year 1982 – Martín de Álzaga, Argentinian race car driver (b. 1901)
  • Year 1983 – John Grimaldi, English keyboard player and songwriter (b. 1955)
  • Year 1983 – Charlie Grimm, American baseball player and manager (b. 1898)
  • Year 1983 – John Le Mesurier, English actor (b. 1912)
  • Year 1985 – Méret Oppenheim, German-Swiss painter, photographer, and poet (b. 1913)
  • Year 1988 – Billo Frómeta, Dominican conductor and composer (b. 1915)
  • Year 1988 – Ieronymos I of Athens, Greek archbishop and theologian (b. 1905)
  • Year 1994 – Elizabeth George Speare, American author (b. 1908)
  • Year 1996 – Alger Hiss, American lawyer and diplomat (b. 1904)
  • Year 1997 – Saul Chaplin, American director and composer (b. 1912)
  • Year 1998 – Stokely Carmichael, Trinidadian-American activist (b. 1941)
  • Year 1998 – Ludvík Daněk, Czech discus thrower (b. 1937)
  • Year 2003 – Ray Lewis, Canadian runner (b. 1910)
  • Year 2003 – Dorothy Loudon, American actress and singer (b. 1925)
  • Year 2003 – Laurence Tisch, American businessman, co-founded the Loews Corporation (b. 1923)
  • Year 2003 – Speedy West, American guitarist and producer (b. 1924)
  • Year 2004 – Elmer L. Andersen, American businessman and politician, 30th Governor of Minnesota (b. 1909)
  • Year 2004 – John Morgan, Welsh-Canadian actor and screenwriter (b. 1930)
  • Year 2005 – Adrian Rogers, American pastor and author (b. 1931)
  • Year 2005 – Arto Salminen, Finnish journalist and author (b. 1959)
  • Year 2006 – David K. Wyatt, American historian and author (b. 1937)
  • Year 2007 – Joe Nuxhall, American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1928)
  • Year 2008 – Grace Hartigan, American painter (b. 1922)
  • Year 2009 – Serbian Patriarch Pavle II (b. 1914)
  • Year 2010 – Larry Evans, American chess player and journalist (b. 1932)
  • Year 2010 – Ed Kirkpatrick, American baseball player (b. 1944)
  • Year 2010 – William Edwin Self, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1921)
  • Year 2011 – Oba Chandler, American murderer (b. 1946)
  • Year 2012 – Théophile Abega, Cameroonian footballer and politician (b. 1954)
  • Year 2012 – Luís Carreira, Portuguese motorcycle racer (b. 1976)
  • Year 2012 – Maleli Kunavore, Fijian rugby player (b. 1983)
  • Year 2012 – K. C. Pant, Indian politician, 18th Indian Minister of Defence (b. 1931)
  • Year 2012 – Frode Thingnæs, Norwegian trombonist, composer, and conductor (b. 1940)
  • Year 2013 – Sheila Matthews Allen, American actress and producer (b. 1929)
  • Year 2013 – Glafcos Clerides, Cypriot lawyer and politician, 4th President of Cyprus (b. 1919)
  • Year 2013 – Mike McCormack, American football player and coach (b. 1930)
  • Year 2014 – Jack Bridger Chalker, English painter and academic (b. 1918)
  • Year 2014 – Lucien Clergue, French photographer and educator (b. 1934)
  • Year 2014 – Valéry Mézague, Cameroonian footballer (b. 1983)
  • Year 2014 – Reg Withers, Australian soldier and politician, Australian Minister for the Capital Territory (b. 1924)
  • Year 2015 – Gisèle Prassinos, French author (b. 1920)
  • Year 2015 – Herbert Scarf, American economist and academic (b. 1930)
  • Year 2016 – Mose Allison, American pianist and songwriter (b. 1927)

Holidays and Observances on November 15th

  • America Recycles Day (United States)
  • Christian feast day:
  • Abibus of Edessa
  • Albert the Great
  • Blessed Caius of Korea
  • Blessed Hugh Faringdon
  • Didier of Cahors
  • Francis Asbury and George Whitefield (Episcopal Church)
  • Leopold III, a public holiday in Lower Austria and Vienna.
  • Malo
  • Mechell
  • November 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Day of the German-speaking Community of Belgium (German-speaking Community of Belgium)
  • Day of the Imprisoned Writer (International observance)
  • Earliest day on which Beaujolais Day can fall, while November 21 is the latest; observed on the third Thursday in November (International)
  • Earliest day on which Day of the Revolution can fall, while November 21 is the latest; celebrated on the third Monday in November (Mexico)
  • Earliest day on which Great American Smokeout can fall, while November 21 is the latest; celebrated on the third Thursday in November (United States)
  • Independence Day, unilaterally declared in 1988. (Palestine)
  • King's Feast (Belgium)
  • National Tree Planting Day (Sri Lanka)
  • Peace Day (Ivory Coast)
  • Republic Proclamation Day (Brazil)
  • Shichi-Go-San (Japan)
  • The beginning of Winter Lent (Eastern Orthodox)
That's the history of the Important Event of November 15th you should know, You need to know November 15th is the 319th day (320th day of the leap year) in the Gregorian calendar. Well for those of you who want to know updates Events and Occurrences Important on another date just click here or search in search by keyword date sought :)

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