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The 15t o November is the 319t day o the year (320t in lowp years) in the Gregorian Calendar, wi 46 days bidin.
Events[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 655 - Battle o Winwaed: Penda o Mercia is defeatit bi Oswiu o Northumbria.
- 1688 - William II, Keeng o Scots lands at Brixham, statirtin the Glorious Revolution.
- 1825 - John II o Portugal recognises the unthirldom o Brazil.
- 1889 - Emperor Pedro II o Brazil is overthrown. Deodoro da Fonseca declares Brazil a republic an acomes Preses.
- 1908 - Leopold II o Belgium sells the Congo Free State (nou the Democratic Republic o the Congo) tae the Belgian state.
- 1920 - In Geneva, the first sittin o the League o Naitions occurs.
- 1945 - Venezuela jyns the Unitit Naitions.
- 1949 - Nathuram Godse an Narayan Apte are executit for the murther o Mahatma Gandhi.
- 1953 - The succar spreader is patentit in Wast Germany.
- 1955 - The Leeberal Democratic Pairty o Japan is creatit.
- 1983 - Declaration o the Turkish Republic o Northren Cyprus.
- 2000 - In Indie, the state o Jharkhand is creatit oot o pairt o the state o Bihar.
- 2003 - Bomb attacks on synagogues in Istanbul, Turkey, kill 25 fowk.
- 2004 - Colin Powell propales his demission as Unitit States Secretar o State.
- 2007 - Cyclone Sidr hits Bangladesh, killin 3,447 fowk.
- 2017 - The militar taks ower in Zimbabwe, as lang-term Preses Robert Mugabe is placit unner hoose arrest.
- 2017 - The UK Supreme Coort in Lunnon rules that the Scots Govrenment is alloued tae introduce minimum pricin for alcohol.
- 2017 - Leonardo da Vinci's pentin "Salvator Mundi" smashes the record for a wirk o airt sold at auction.
Births[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1316 - John I o Fraunce (d. 20 Nov. 1316)
- 1397 - Pape Nicholas V (d. 1455)
- 1708 - William Pitt, 1st Yerl o Chatham, Prime meenister o Great Breetain (d. 1778)
- 1738 - William Herschel, German-Inglis astronomer an componer (d. 1822)
- 1862 - Gerhart Hauptmann, German writer (d. 1946)
- 1887 - Georgia O'Keeffe, American penter (d. 1986)
- 1891 - Erwin Rommel, German general (d. 1944)
- 1897 - Aneurin Bevan, Welsh politeecian (d. 1960)
- 1907 - Claus von Stauffenberg, German activist (d. 1944)
- 1915 - David Stirling, Scots airmy afficer, foonder o the SAS (d. 1990)
- 1922 - Francesco Rosi, Italian director an screenwriter (d. 2015)
- 1929 - Ed Asner, American actor
- 1930 - J. G. Ballard, Inglis writer (d. 2009)
- 1931 - Mwai Kibaki, umwhile Preses o Kenyae
- 1942 - Daniel Barenboim, Argentine-Israeli pianist an conductor
- 1945 - Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Norse-Swadish sangster
- 1954 - Aleksander Kwasniewski, umwhile Preses o Poland
- 1977 - Peter Phillips, Breetish ryal
- 1983 - Fernando Verdasco, Spainyie tennis player
- 1986 - Sania Mirza, Indie tennis player
- 1991 - Shailene Woodley, American actress
Daiths[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 655 - Penda, Keeng o Mercia
- 1028 - Constantine VIII, Byzantine Emperor (b. 960)
- 1630 - Johannes Kepler, German astronomer an mathemateecian (b. 1571)
- 1908 - Empress Dowager Cixi o Cheenae (b. 1835)
- 1916 - Henryk Sienkiewicz, Pols writer (b. 1846)
- 1949 - Nathuram Godse, assassin o Mahatma Gandhi (b. 1910)
- 1949 - Narayan Apte, conspirator against Mahatma Gandhi (b. 1911)
- 1958 - Tyrone Power, American actor, sangster an producer (b. 1914)
- 1959 - Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Scots pheesicist an meteorologist (b. 1869)
- 2016 - Sixto Duran Ballen, 37t Preses o Ecuador (b. 1921)
Halidays[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Republic Proclamation Day (Brazil)
- Independence Day (Palestine)
- Day o the German-speakin Community
- Keeng's Feast
- The 15t o November is the eat day o the follaein saunts:
- St. Albert the Great
- St. Zachary
- St. Leopold
- St. Abibus
- St. Arnulf
- St. Zachariah
- St. Secundus, Fidentian, & Varicus
- St. Desiderius
- St. Findan
- St. Gaius o Korea
- St. Hugh Faringdon, Blessed
- St. Hugh Green, Blessed
- Bl. John Eynon
- Bl. John Rugg
- Bl. John Thorne
- St. Luperius
- St. Machudd
- St. Malo
- Bl. Richard Whiting
- Bl. Roger James
- St. Paduinus
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