On This Day

What Happened on November 15, 2015

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Prague, Czech Republic: Czech pair Karolína Plíšková & Barbora Strýcová beats Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova & Elena Vesnina of Russia 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 for a 3-2 win and 9th title for the home country
  • France launches air strikes on Isis stronghold Raqqa in Syria in wake of terror attack on Paris
  • Holly Holm defeats UFC Champion Ronda Rousey in an upset in Melbourne, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Cynthia Payne, English brothel madam, dies at 82
  • Saeed Jaffrey, Indian actor (The Chess Players, Gandhi), dies at 86