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Know what happened on 15th November


Importance of 15th November in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 15th November special in the world history.

1999
The United Nations imposed sanctions on Afghanistan for failing to hand over wanted terrorist Osama bin Laden
1998
Death of Stokely Carmichael (aka Kwame Ture), Trinidad-born American civil rights activist.
1988
An independent state of Palestine was proclaimed by the Palestinian National Council.
1985
Anglo Irish Agreement signed
1984
Death of Baby Fae, the American baby who received a baboons heart to replace her own deformed one. She died 3 weeks after the transplant
1983
Death of John Le Mesurier, British actor (played Sergeant Wilson in ‘Dad’s Army’).
1979
Respected British art historian Sir Anthony Blunt, retired Surveyor of the Queens Pictures, was revealed to have been a Soviet spy the mysterious fourth man in the Cambridge spy ring (Burgess-Philby-Maclean)
Great Britain
1969
American businessman Dave Thomas opened the first Wendys fast food restaurant in Columbus, Ohio
1969
In Washington DC, 250,000 protesters held a peaceful demonstration against the Vietnam War
1968
The Cunard liner ‘Queen Elizabeth’ was retired from service .
Great Britain
1959
Death of C.T.R. Wilson, Scottish physicist who won the Nobel Prize for developing the Wilson cloud chamber used in the study of radioactivity
Great Britain
1958
Death of Tyrone Power, American actor (‘The Mark of Zorro’ etc) .
1949
Nathuram Godse and Narayan Apte were executed at Ambala Jail, India for the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi
India
1920
First meeting of the League of Nations (in Geneva)
1787
Death of Christoph Gluck, composer
Austria
1708
Birth of William Pitt the Elder, British Prime Minister (1766–68) .
1515
Thomas Wolsley invested as Cardinal
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