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)