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)
- 1889Brazil is declared a republic by Marechal Deodoro da Fonseca and Emperor Pedro II is deposed in a military coup.
- 1920First assembly of the League of Nations is held in Geneva.
- 1942World War II: The Battle of Guadalcanal ends in a decisive Allied victory.
- 1978A chartered Douglas DC-8 crashes near Colombo, Sri Lanka, killing 183.
- 1983Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus is founded. Recognised only by Turkey.
- 1985A research assistant is injured when a package from the Unabomber addressed to a University of Michigan professor explodes.
- 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.
- 1990Space Shuttle program: Space Shuttle Atlantis launches with flight STS-38.
- 2005Boeing formally launches the stretched Boeing 747-8 variant with orders from Cargolux and Nippon Cargo Airlines.
- 2007Cyclone Sidr hit Bangladesh, killing an estimated 5000 people and destroyed the world’s largest mangrove forest, Sundarbans.
Who were born on November 15?
- 1741Johann Kaspar Lavater, German philosopher (d. 1801)
- 1793Michel Chasles, French mathematician (d. 1880)
- 1868Emil Racovita, Romanian biologist, zoologist, speleologist and explorer of Antarctica (d. 1947)
- 1887Marianne Moore, American poet (d. 1972)
- 1950Graham Parker, English singer and songwriter (The Rumour)
- 1958Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Australian actor and television director
- 1967Dom Joly, British comedian and journalist
- 1968Fausto Brizzi, Italian screenwriter and film director
- 1977Logan Whitehurst, American musician (d. 2006)
- 1988Zena Grey, American actress
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