November 15: Day of the Week
November 15, 2020 is the 320th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 46 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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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
- 1939In Washington, D.C., US President Franklin D. Roosevelt lays the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial.
- 1966A Boeing 727 carrying Pan Am Flight 708 crashes near Berlin, Germany, killing all three people on board.
- 1969Vietnam War: In Washington, D.C., 250,000-500,000 protesters staged a peaceful demonstration against the war, including a symbolic “March Against Death”.
- 1978A chartered Douglas DC-8 crashes near Colombo, Sri Lanka, killing 183.
- 1985The Anglo-Irish Agreement is signed at Hillsborough Castle by British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and Irish Taoiseach Garret FitzGerald.
- 1987Continental Airlines Flight 1713, a Douglas DC-9-14 jetliner, crashes in a snowstorm at Denver, Colorado Stapleton International Airport, killing 28 occupants, while 54 survive the crash.
- 1987In Braşov, Romania, workers rebel against the communist regime of Nicolae Ceaușescu.
- 1988Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: An independent State of Palestine is proclaimed by the Palestinian National Council.
- 2000Jharkhand state comes into existence in India.
Who were born on November 15?
- 1928Seldon Powell, American soul jazz, swing and R&B tenor saxophonist and flautist (d. 1997)
- 1945Anni-Frid “Frida” Lyngstad, Norwegian born, Swedish singer (ABBA)
- 1950Egon Vaupel, German politician
- 1964Mikhail Rusyayev, Russian footballer (d. 2011)
- 1964Stelios Aposporis, Greek footballer
- 1970Jack Ingram, American singer and songwriter
- 1972Jonny Lee Miller, English actor
- 1983DJ Skee, American DJ/personality
- 1983Fernando Verdasco, Spanish tennis player
- 1983Laura Smet, French actress
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