About November 15

November 15, 2021 is the 319th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 46 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

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Scorpio is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 78 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On November 15

  • 655
    Battle of Winwaed: Penda of Mercia is defeated by Oswiu of Northumbria.
  • 1889
    Brazil is declared a republic by Marechal Deodoro da Fonseca and Emperor Pedro II is deposed in a military coup.
  • 1920
    First assembly of the League of Nations is held in Geneva.
  • 1926
    The NBC radio network opens with 24 stations.
  • 1928
    The RNLI Lifeboat Mary Stanford capsized in Rye Harbour with the loss of the entire 17 man crew.
  • 1935
    Manuel L. Quezon is inaugurated as the second president of the Philippines.
  • 1942
    World War II: The Battle of Guadalcanal ends in a decisive Allied victory.
  • 1949
    Nathuram Godse and Narayan Apte are executed for assassinating Mahatma Gandhi.
  • 1967
    The only fatality of the 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.
  • 1969
    In Columbus, Ohio, Dave Thomas opens the first Wendy’s restaurant.
  • 1971
    Intel releases world’s first commercial single-chip microprocessor, the 4004.
  • 1979
    A package from the Unabomber Ted Kaczynski begins smoking in the cargo hold of a flight from Chicago to Washington, forcing the plane to make an emergency landing.
  • 1983
    Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus is founded. Recognised only by Turkey.
  • 1987
    Continental Airlines Flight 1713, a Douglas DC-9-14 jetliner, crashes in a snowstorm at Denver, Colorado Stapleton International Airport, killing 28 occupants, while 54 survive the crash.
  • 1987
    In Braşov, Romania, workers rebel against the communist regime of Nicolae Ceaușescu.
  • 1988
    In the Soviet Union, the unmanned Shuttle Buran makes its only space flight.
  • 1988
    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: An independent State of Palestine is proclaimed by the Palestinian National Council.
  • 2000
    Jharkhand state comes into existence in India.
  • 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. Additional bombings follow on November 20.
  • 2005
    Boeing formally launches the stretched Boeing 747-8 variant with orders from Cargolux and Nippon Cargo Airlines.

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