1533: – Explorer Francisco Pizarro entered Cuzco, Peru.
1837: – Isaac Pitman introduced his shorthand system.
1849: – The first US poultry show opened in Boston.
1920: – The first League of Nations session was opened in Geneva by Forty-one nations.
1948: – Mackenzie King retired after serving as Prime Minister of Canada for 22 long years.
1955: – A trade agreement was signed between Poland and Yugoslavia.
1957: – Soviet spy Rudolf Ivanovich Abel was sentenced to 30 years and $3,000 by the US government.
1960: – The USS George Washington, first submarine with nuclear missiles was taken to sea from Charleston, Canada.
1961: – United Nations banned the nuclear arms.
1962: – Don Dryssdale won Cy Young award.
1963: – Argentina voided all foreign oil contracts.
1976: – A Syrian Peace Force took control of Beirut, Lebanon.’
1977: – President Jimmy Carter welcomed the Shah of Iran.
1988: – Independence of the Arab State of Palestine was declared by the Palestinian National Council.
2013: – Gambia ended all the ties with Taiwan. It is one of a few African countries that recognize Taiwan.
Days on November 15: –
- National Philanthropy Day
- America Recycles day
- National Spicy Hermit Cookie Day
- National Raisin Bran Cereal Day