On This Day

November 15, 1939 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Anti-German demonstrations in Czechoslovakia

Historic Event

FDR lays cornerstone of Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C.

  • Nazis begin mass murder of Warsaw Jews
  • The first unemployment compensation law, under the Social Security Act, that of the District of Columbia, was approved for grants by the Social Security Board