November 15th-This Day In History

November 15 is the 319th day of the year. There are 46 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Friday or Saturday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Monday or Wednesday (56).

+ 1791 – The first U.S. Catholic college, Georgetown University, opens its doors.

+ 1915 – Winston Churchill resigns from his Government, and soon commands the 6th Battalion of the Royal Scots Fusiliers on the Western Front.

+ 1939 – In Washington, D.C., US President Franklin D. Roosevelt lays the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial.

+ 1959 – The murders of the Clutter Family in Holcomb, Kansas, which inspired Truman Capote's non-fiction book In Cold Blood.

+ 1979 – A package from Unabomber Ted Kaczynski begins smoking in the cargo hold of a flight from Chicago to Washington, D.C., forcing the plane to make an emergency landing.

+ 1990 – Space Shuttle program: Space Shuttle Atlantis launches with flight STS-38.

( Births )

+ 1928 – C. W. McCall, American singer-songwriter and politician

+ 1929 – Ed Asner, American actor, singer, and producer

+ 1952 – Randy Savage, American wrestler (d. 2011)

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