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.
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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
- 1864American Civil War: Union General William Tecumseh Sherman burns Atlanta, Georgia and starts Sherman’s March to the Sea.
- 1920First assembly of the League of Nations is held in Geneva.
- 1926The NBC radio network opens with 24 stations.
- 1928The RNLI Lifeboat Mary Stanford capsized in Rye Harbour with the loss of the entire 17 man crew.
- 1951Greek resistance leader Nikos Beloyannis, along with 11 resistance members, is sentenced to death by the court-martial.
- 1959Four members of the Herbert Clutter Family are murdered at their farm outside Holcomb, Kansas.
- 1976René Lévesque and the Parti Québécois take power to become the first Quebec government of the 20th century clearly in favour of independence.
- 1983Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus is founded. Recognised only by Turkey.
- 1988The first Fairtrade label, Max Havelaar, is launched in the Netherlands.
Who were born on November 15?
- 1559Archduke Albert of Austria, Governor of the Low Countries (d. 1621)
- 1874Dimitrios Golemis, Greek athlete (d. 1941)
- 1887Marianne Moore, American poet (d. 1972)
- 1891Averell Harriman, American businessman (d. 1986)
- 1947Bill Richardson, American politician, 9th United States Secretary of Energy, and 30th Governor of New Mexico
- 1958Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Australian actor and television director
- 1964Mikhail Rusyayev, Russian footballer (d. 2011)
- 1974Chad Kroeger, Canadian singer (Nickelback)
- 1981Drew Hodgdon, American football player
- 1982Lofa Tatupu, National Football League player
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