November 15: Day of the Week
November 15, 2019 was the 319th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 46 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
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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)
- 1806Pike expedition: Lieutenant Zebulon Pike sees a distant mountain peak while near the Colorado foothills of the Rocky Mountains (it is later named Pikes Peak).
- 1889Brazil is declared a republic by Marechal Deodoro da Fonseca and Emperor Pedro II is deposed in a military coup.
- 1942World War II: First flight of the Heinkel He 219.
- 1945Venezuela joins the United Nations.
- 1951Greek resistance leader Nikos Beloyannis, along with 11 resistance members, is sentenced to death by the court-martial.
- 1967The only fatality of the X-15 program occurs during the 191st flight when Air Force test pilot Michael J. Adams loses control of his aircraft which is destroyed mid-air over the Mojave Desert.
- 1969Vietnam War: In Washington, D.C., 250,000-500,000 protesters staged a peaceful demonstration against the war, including a symbolic “March Against Death”.
- 1985A research assistant is injured when a package from the Unabomber addressed to a University of Michigan professor explodes.
- 2000Jharkhand state comes into existence in India.
- 2005Boeing formally launches the stretched Boeing 747-8 variant with orders from Cargolux and Nippon Cargo Airlines.
Who were born on November 15?
- 1556Jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (d. 1618)
- 1895Antoni Słonimski, Polish writer (d. 1976)
- 1955Georgie Born, English academic, anthropologist and musician (Henry Cow)
- 1956Michael Hampton, American guitarist (Funkadelic)
- 1958Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Australian actor and television director
- 1965Nigel Bond, English snooker player
- 1968Ol' Dirty Bastard, American rapper (d. 2004)
- 1982D. J. Fitzpatrick, American Football League kicker
- 1983Fernando Verdasco, Spanish tennis player
- 1984Gemma Atkinson, English actress
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