November 15: Day of the Week
November 15, 2019 is the 319th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 46 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
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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.
- 1315Battle of Morgarten: the Schweizer Eidgenossenschaft ambushes the army of Leopold I.
- 1777American Revolutionary War: After 16 months of debate the Continental Congress approves the Articles of Confederation.
- 1864American Civil War: Union General William Tecumseh Sherman burns Atlanta, Georgia and starts Sherman’s March to the Sea.
- 1942World War II: The Battle of Guadalcanal ends in a decisive Allied victory.
- 1967The 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.
- 1969Vietnam War: In Washington, D.C., 250,000-500,000 protesters staged a peaceful demonstration against the war, including a symbolic “March Against Death”.
- 1988In the Soviet Union, the unmanned Shuttle Buran makes its only space flight.
- 1988Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: An independent State of Palestine is proclaimed by the Palestinian National Council.
- 1990Space Shuttle program: Space Shuttle Atlantis launches with flight STS-38.
Who were born on November 15?
- 1897Aneurin Bevan, British politician (d. 1960)
- 1905Mantovani, Italian-born composer (d. 1980)
- 1936H. B. Bailey, American NASCAR driver (d. 2003)
- 1941Rick Kemp, English bass player, songwriter, vocalist and record producer
- 1950Egon Vaupel, German politician
- 1957Michael Woythe, German footballer
- 1968Jennifer Charles, American singer/songwriter
- 1972Ngô Bảo Châu, Vietnamese mathematician, Fields medalist
- 1975Yannick Tremblay, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1983Laura Smet, French actress
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