This day in history - November 15

This day in history - November 15.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, November 15, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on November 15 encompassed events relating to the Arrival of Francisco Pizarro in Cuzco, Death of Professional Football Player Harry Turner, Laying of the Jefferson Memorial Corner Stone, Execution of Mahatma Ghandi's Assassins, Murders that Inspired the Book 'In Cold Blood', Crash of Pan Am Flight 708, North American X-15 Program's Only Fatality, Underwater Collision Between American and Soviet Submarines, American Airlines Flight 444 Incident and World's First Fairtrade Certification Mark. Many famous people were associated with these important events including Francisco Pizarro, Hernando de Soto, Harry Turner, Joe Collins, Thomas Jefferson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Mahatma Ghandi, Nathuram Vinayak Godse, Narayan Apte, Richard Hickock, Perry Smith, Truman Capote, Walter Reavis, Raymond Foppe, John Charlton, Michael J. Adams, Mrs. Lawson P. Ramage, Ted Kaczynski and Nico Roozen and Frans van der Hoff.

Arrival of Francisco Pizarro in Cuzco - November 15, 1533: On this day in history, November 15, 1533, crucial events took place today in Cuzco, Peru, relating to the Arrival of Francisco Pizarro in Cuzco. After sending an advance party, including Hernando de Soto, to Cuzco, Francisco Pizarro arrived in the Incan capital on November 15, 1533. Pizarro entered the city unopposed as his advance party had defeated the Incan soldiers. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 15, 1533 were Francisco Pizarro, Hernando de Soto. Facts on this day in History November 15: Events on this day in history: Arrival of Francisco Pizarro in Cuzco *** Date: November 15, 1533 *** Place: Cuzco, Peru *** Category: Invasion *** Historical Period: 16th Century *** This day in history ***

Death of Professional Football Player Harry Turner - November 15, 1914: On this day in history, November 15, 1914, significant events took place today in Ohio, USA, respecting the Death of Professional Football Player Harry Turner. Harry Turner was severely injured during a match between the Canton Professionals and the Akron Indians. While tackling Akron's Joe Collins, Turner fractured his spine and severed his spinal cord. He died on November 15, 1914. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 15, 1914 were Harry Turner, Joe Collins. Facts on this day in History November 15: Events on this day in history: Death of Professional Football Player Harry Turner *** Date: November 15, 1914 *** Place: Ohio, USA *** Category: Sport *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Laying of the Jefferson Memorial Corner Stone - November 15, 1939: On this day in history, November 15, 1939, important events took place today in Washington D.C., USA, in respect of the Laying of the Jefferson Memorial Corner Stone. The cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial, dedicated to the memory of Thomas Jefferson, was laid on November 15, 1939, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The memorial stands by the Tidal Basin in Washington D.C.. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 15, 1939 were Thomas Jefferson, Franklin D. Roosevelt. Facts on this day in History November 15: Events on this day in history: Laying of the Jefferson Memorial Corner Stone *** Date: November 15, 1939 *** Place: Washington D.C., USA *** Category: Construction *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Execution of Mahatma Ghandi's Assassins - November 15, 1949: On this day in history, November 15, 1949, important events took place today in Ambala, India, in respect of the Execution of Mahatma Ghandi's Assassins. Nathuram Vinayak Godse and his co-conspirator Narayan Apte were hanged in Ambala Jail on November 15, 1949, after assassinating Mahatma Ghandi. Godse had shot Ghandi at point blank range on January 30, 1948. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 15, 1949 were Mahatma Ghandi, Nathuram Vinayak Godse, Narayan Apte. Facts on this day in History November 15: Events on this day in history: Execution of Mahatma Ghandi's Assassins *** Date: November 15, 1949 *** Place: Ambala, India *** Category: Murder *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Murders that Inspired the Book 'In Cold Blood' - November 15, 1959: On this day in history, November 15, 1959, significant events took place today in Kansas, USA, respecting the Murders that Inspired the Book 'In Cold Blood'. Richard Hickock and Perry Smith, who met in prison, devised a plan to rob the Clutter family who they believed to have a safe containing ten thousand dollars. After finding nothing of real value in the house, they murdered all four family members. The crime was detailed in Truman Capote's book 'In Cold Blood'. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 15, 1959 were Richard Hickock, Perry Smith, Truman Capote. Facts on this day in History November 15: Events on this day in history: Murders that Inspired the Book 'In Cold Blood' *** Date: November 15, 1959 *** Place: Kansas, USA *** Category: Murder *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Crash of Pan Am Flight 708 - November 15, 1966: On this day in history, November 15, 1966, important events took place today in Dallgow, Former East Germany, surrounding the Crash of Pan Am Flight 708. Pan Am Cargo Flight 708 was approaching Berlin Tegel Airport, Germany, after setting off from Frankfurt. The flight, which disappeared from radar approximately 10 miles from it's destination, had crashed near Dallgow in former East Germany. All three crew members, Captain Walter Reavis, First Officer Raymond Foppe and Flight Engineer John Charlton, were killed. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 15, 1966 were Walter Reavis, Raymond Foppe, John Charlton. Facts on this day in History November 15: Events on this day in history: Crash of Pan Am Flight 708 *** Date: November 15, 1966 *** Place: Dallgow, Former East Germany *** Category: Aviation *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

North American X-15 Program's Only Fatality - November 15, 1967: On this day in history, November 15, 1967, momentous events took place today in Mojave Desert, USA, with regard to the North American X-15 Program's Only Fatality. Michael J. Adams became the first fatality of the North American X-15 program when, on November 15, 1967, he lost control of his aircraft, which then broke apart during re-entry over the Mojave Desert. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 15, 1967 were Michael J. Adams. Facts on this day in History November 15: Events on this day in history: North American X-15 Program's Only Fatality *** Date: November 15, 1967 *** Place: Mojave Desert, USA *** Category: Aviation *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Underwater Collision Between American and Soviet Submarines - November 15, 1969: On this day in history, November 15, 1969, critical events took place today in Barents Sea, regarding the Underwater Collision Between American and Soviet Submarines. American Thresher/Permit class submarine USS Gato (SSN-615) was launched on May 14, 1964 and sponsored by Mrs. Lawson P. Ramage. On November 15, 1969, While patrolling in the Barents Sea, she collided with Soviet submarine K-19. she sustained very little damage, however K-19 sustained damage to it's forward torpedo tube covers and bow sonar systems. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 15, 1969 were Mrs. Lawson P. Ramage. Facts on this day in History November 15: Events on this day in history: Underwater Collision Between American and Soviet Submarines *** Date: November 15, 1969 *** Place: Barents Sea *** Category: Accident *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

American Airlines Flight 444 Incident - November 15, 1979: On this day in history, November 15, 1979, critical events took place today in United States of America, regarding the American Airlines Flight 444 Incident. On November 15, 1979, American Airlines Flight 444, travelling from Chicago to Washington D.C., made an emergency landing at Dulles International Airport. The emergency landing was made after a bomb planted by the Unabomber, Ted Kaczynski, failed to ignite properly, spreading smoke throughout the plane. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 15, 1979 were Ted Kaczynski. Facts on this day in History November 15: Events on this day in history: American Airlines Flight 444 Incident *** Date: November 15, 1979 *** Place: United States of America *** Category: Terrorism *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

World's First Fairtrade Certification Mark - November 15, 1988: On this day in history, November 15, 1988, significant events took place today in Utrecht, Netherlands, respecting the World's First Fairtrade Certification Mark. Nico Roozen and Frans van der Hoff, together with ecumenical development agency Solidaridad, launched Max Havelaar, the first Fairtrade Certification Mark, on November 15, 1988, in Utrecht, Netherlands. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: November 15, 1988 were Nico Roozen and Frans van der Hoff. Facts on this day in History November 15: Events on this day in history: World's First Fairtrade Certification Mark *** Date: November 15, 1988 *** Place: Utrecht, Netherlands *** Category: Trade *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

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