On This Day

What Happened on November 15, 2018

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Afghan President Ashraf Ghani confims more than 28,000 of the country's military and police have been killed since 2015

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Africa's fastest train between Casablanca and Tangier in Morocco at 320km (198 miles) inaugurated by King Mohammed VI and French President Emmanuel Macron

President of France Emmanuel Macron
President of France
Emmanuel Macron

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Art experts in England authenticate two bronzes of men riding panthers as Michelangelo's only surviving bronze works

Sculptor and Painter Michelangelo
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Michelangelo

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David Hockney's "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" sells for $90.3 million in New York, record for a living artist

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LeBron James passes Wilt Chamberlain for 5th on the NBA's career scoring list with 44 points for the LA Lakers in 126-117 victory over Portland Trail Blazers at the Staples Center, Los Angeles

Basketball Player LeBron James
Basketball Player
LeBron James

Famous Deaths

  • Roy Clark, American country singer (Hee Haw, The Tonight Show), dies at 85