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.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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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)
- 655Battle of Winwaed: Penda of Mercia is defeated by Oswiu of Northumbria.
- 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
- 1533Francisco Pizarro arrives in Cuzco, the capital of the Inca Empire.
- 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.
- 1920First assembly of the League of Nations is held in Geneva.
- 1928The RNLI Lifeboat Mary Stanford capsized in Rye Harbour with the loss of the entire 17 man crew.
- 1969In Columbus, Ohio, Dave Thomas opens the first Wendy’s restaurant.
- 1976René Lévesque and the Parti Québécois take power to become the first Quebec government of the 20th century clearly in favour of independence.
- 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.
Who were born on November 15?
- 1688Louis Bertrand Castel, French mathematician (d. 1757)
- 1879Lewis Stone, American actor (d. 1953)
- 1881Franklin Pierce Adams, American newspaper columnist (d. 1960)
- 1882Felix Frankfurter, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (d. 1965)
- 1913Guy Green, English film director (d. 2005)
- 1941Rick Kemp, English bass player, songwriter, vocalist and record producer
- 1956Michael Hampton, American guitarist (Funkadelic)
- 1965Stefan Pfeiffer, German swimmer
- 1966Rachel True, American actress
- 1968Ol' Dirty Bastard, American rapper (d. 2004)
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