On This Day

What Happened on November 15, 1940

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st 75,000 men called to armed forces duty during peacetime
  • NY Midtown tunnel linking Manhattan and Queens opens to traffic

Famous Birthdays

  • Roberto Cavalli, Italian luxury fashion designer and inventor, born in Florence, Italy
  • Sam Waterston, American actor (Capricorn One, Heaven's Gate), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Ulf Pilgaard, Danish actor