Wednesday 15 November 1939
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 15, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Erik Hansen and Wendy Carlos.
Another Thin Man, directed by W.S. Van Dyke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
On TV people were watching Come and Be Televised.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 15 November 1939
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Which were the important events of 15 November 1939 ?
- Austria - Saint Leopold's day -- no school in Vienna, Lower Austria and Upper Austria
- USA - America Recycles Day
- Norway - The official skolebr�d-day on Sunnland skole
- Roman festivals - Festival in honor of Feronia (others say 13 November)
- Brazil - Republic Proclamation Day (1889)
- R.C. Saints - Albert the Great
- Palestine - Independence Day (declared 1988)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Feast of Saint Philip the Apostle and the beginning of Winter Lent; also see November 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Wendy Carlos: Musician.
- Erik Hansen: Denmark -- 1K kayak (1960 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Thalmus Rasulala [Jack Crowder] in Miami: Florida, USA; actor (Blacula, Roots).
- Rauni-Leena Luukanen: Finnish physician and writer she believes in extra-terrestrial life.
- Terry Bradbury: English footballer and manager.
- Rauni-Leena Luukanen-Kilde: Finnish physician and parapsychologist (d. 2015).
- Anti-German demonstrations in Czechoslovakia
- FDR lays cornerstone of Jefferson Memorial in Washington DC
- Nazis begin mass murder of Warsaw Jews
- Social Security Administration approves first unemployment check.
- In Washington, D.C., US President Franklin D. Roosevelt lays the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial.