Historical Events on November 15 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 218 of 218

  • 2012 Deep Horizon Oil Spill: BP settles for $4.5 Billion
  • 2012 The Eurozone economy returns to recession with a fall of 0.1% in GDP in the third quarter of 2012 following a fall of 0.2% in the previous quarter
  • 2013 5 people are killed and 10 are injured after a train derails in Nashik, India
  • 2013 Sony launches the Playstation Four, selling one million units on the first day

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2014 Vladimir Putin's press secretary says media reports that the Russian president plans to leave the G20 Summit in Brisbane early are nonsense

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin
  • 2014 World leaders gather in Brisbane for G20 Summit, which will focus on economic growth
  • 2014 The parents of 43 Mexican students who disappeared start a nationwide bus tour in protest at the government's handling of the case
  • 2014 A 7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes under the Molucca Sea in eastern Indonesia, triggering a tsunami warning
  • 2015 Holly Holm defeats UFC Champion Ronda Rousey in an upset in Melbourne, Australia
  • 2015 France launches air strikes on Isis stronghold Raqqa in Syria in wake of terror attack on Paris
  • 2015 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
  • 2017 Australian postal vote on same-sex marriage revealed - 61% vote yes
  • 2017 Argentine submarine San Juan goes missing in the Atlantic after reporting mechanical failure

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2017 The Zimbabwean Army detains Robert Mugabe and the first family and appoints sacked Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa as interim president

President of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa
President of Zimbabwe
Emmerson Mnangagwa
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe
Zimbabwean President
Robert Mugabe
  • 2017 Isabel Dos Santos, Africa's richest woman, fired as head of Angola state oil company Sonangol
  • 2017 Country singer Blake Shelton wins People Magazine's sexiest man alive award

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2017 3 UCLA basketball players suspended after admitting shoplifting in China, only released at President Trump's request

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 2017 Pakistan unveils remains of 1,700 year-old sleeping Buddha in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province