November 15: Day of the Week
November 15, 2021 is the 319th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 46 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
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Here’s the November calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Scorpio is the zodiac 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.
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November 15 Historical Event(s)
- 655Battle of Winwaed: Penda of Mercia is defeated by Oswiu of Northumbria.
- 1935Manuel L. Quezon is inaugurated as the second president of the Philippines.
- 1966A Boeing 727 carrying Pan Am Flight 708 crashes near Berlin, Germany, killing all three people on board.
- 1978A chartered Douglas DC-8 crashes near Colombo, Sri Lanka, killing 183.
- 1983Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus is founded. Recognised only by Turkey.
- 1988The first Fairtrade label, Max Havelaar, is launched in the Netherlands.
- 1990The People’s Republic of Bulgaria is disestablished and a new republican government is instituted.
- 2000A chartered Antonov An-24 crashes after takeoff from Luanda, Angola killing more than 40 people.
- 2000Jharkhand state comes into existence in India.
- 2003The 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.
Who were born on November 15?
- 1903Stewie Dempster, New Zealand cricketer (d. 1974)
- 1913Guy Green, English film director (d. 2005)
- 1919Joseph Wapner, American judge
- 1930J. G. Ballard, British author (d. 2009)
- 1952Randy Savage, American professional wrestler (d. 2011)
- 1968Jennifer Charles, American singer/songwriter
- 1973Sydney Tamiia Poitier, American actress
- 1975Scott Henshall, British fashion designer
- 1977Sean Murray, American actor
- 1983Fernando Verdasco, Spanish tennis player
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