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

  • 1777
    American Revolutionary War: After 16 months of debate the Continental Congress approves the Articles of Confederation.
  • 1791
    The first U.S Catholic college, Georgetown University, opens its doors.
  • 1859
    The first modern revival of the Olympic Games takes place in Athens, Greece.
  • 1864
    American Civil War: Union General William Tecumseh Sherman burns Atlanta, Georgia and starts Sherman’s March to the Sea.
  • 1923
    The German Rentenmark is introduced in Germany to counter Inflation in the Weimar Republic.
  • 1942
    World War II: First flight of the Heinkel He 219.
  • 1951
    Greek resistance leader Nikos Beloyannis, along with 11 resistance members, is sentenced to death by the court-martial.
  • 1966
    Gemini program: Gemini 12 completes the program’s final mission, when it splashes down safely in the Atlantic Ocean.
  • 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
    Cold War: The Soviet submarine K-19 collides with the American submarine USS Gato in the Barents Sea.
  • 1969
    In Columbus, Ohio, Dave Thomas opens the first Wendy’s restaurant.
  • 1971
    Intel releases world’s first commercial single-chip microprocessor, the 4004.
  • 1976
    René Lévesque and the Parti Québécois take power to become the first Quebec government of the 20th century clearly in favour of independence.
  • 1978
    A chartered Douglas DC-8 crashes near Colombo, Sri Lanka, killing 183.
  • 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.
  • 1988
    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: An independent State of Palestine is proclaimed by the Palestinian National Council.
  • 1990
    Space Shuttle program: Space Shuttle Atlantis launches with flight STS-38.
  • 1990
    The People’s Republic of Bulgaria is disestablished and a new republican government is instituted.

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