Friday November 15, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

November 15: Day of the Week

November 15, 2024 is the 320th day of the year 2024 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.

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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.

November 15 Historical Event(s)

1791
The first U.S Catholic college, Georgetown University, opens its doors.
1889
Brazil is declared a republic by Marechal Deodoro da Fonseca and Emperor Pedro II is deposed in a military coup.
1942
World War II: The Battle of Guadalcanal ends in a decisive Allied victory.
1943
Holocaust: German SS leader Heinrich Himmler orders that Gypsies are to be put “on the same level as Jews and placed in concentration camps”. (see Porajmos)
1966
A Boeing 727 carrying Pan Am Flight 708 crashes near Berlin, Germany, killing all three people on board.
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.
1985
The Anglo-Irish Agreement is signed at Hillsborough Castle by British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and Irish Taoiseach Garret FitzGerald.
1988
In the Soviet Union, the unmanned Shuttle Buran makes its only space flight.
1988
The first Fairtrade label, Max Havelaar, is launched in the Netherlands.
1990
The People’s Republic of Bulgaria is disestablished and a new republican government is instituted.

Who were born on November 15?

1661
Christoph von Graffenried, Swiss settler in Americas (d. 1743)
1757
Heinrich Christian Friedrich Schumacher, Danish surgeon (d. 1830)
1859
Christopher Hornsrud, Prime Minister of Norway (d. 1960)
1932
Alvin Plantinga, American philosopher
1945
Bob Gunton, American actor
1952
Zoltán Buday, Hungarian born actor
1967
Dom Joly, British comedian and journalist
1970
Ilija Aračić, Croatian footballer
1976
Virginie Ledoyen, French actress
1981
Drew Hodgdon, American football player

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