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 French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
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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)
- 1532Commanded by Francisco Pizarro, Spanish conquistadors under Hernando de Soto meet Inca leader Atahualpa for the first time outside Cajamarca, arranging a meeting on the city plaza the following day
- 1533Francisco Pizarro arrives in Cuzco, the capital of the Inca Empire.
- 1864American Civil War: Union General William Tecumseh Sherman burns Atlanta, Georgia and starts Sherman’s March to the Sea.
- 1889Brazil is declared a republic by Marechal Deodoro da Fonseca and Emperor Pedro II is deposed in a military coup.
- 1939In Washington, D.C., US President Franklin D. Roosevelt lays the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial.
- 1942World War II: The Battle of Guadalcanal ends in a decisive Allied victory.
- 1949Nathuram Godse and Narayan Apte are executed for assassinating Mahatma Gandhi.
- 1985The Anglo-Irish Agreement is signed at Hillsborough Castle by British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and Irish Taoiseach Garret FitzGerald.
- 1988Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: An independent State of Palestine is proclaimed by the Palestinian National Council.
- 2007Cyclone Sidr hit Bangladesh, killing an estimated 5000 people and destroyed the world’s largest mangrove forest, Sundarbans.
Who were born on November 15?
- 1498Eleanor of Austria, Queen of Portugal and France (d. 1558)
- 1556Jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (d. 1618)
- 1607Madeleine de Scudéry, French writer (d. 1701)
- 1852Tewfik Pasha, Khedive of Egypt (d. 1892)
- 1879Lewis Stone, American actor (d. 1953)
- 1906Curtis LeMay, U.S. Air Force general (d. 1990)
- 1962Judy Gold, American stand-up comic and actor
- 1968Fausto Brizzi, Italian screenwriter and film director
- 1986Coye Francies, American football player
- 1988Zena Grey, American actress
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