On This Day: November 15th

This is 320th day of the year and 46 days remain in the year.

in history
Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon began surveying the Mason-Dixon line.
The Continental Congress approved the Articles of Confederation, the precursor to the U.S. Constitution.
Explorer Zebulon Pike spotted the mountaintop now known as Pikes Peak.
The cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial was laid by President Roosevelt.
About 250,000 protesters against the Vietnam War, the largest war protest ever, converged peacefully on Washington, DC.
Hu Jintao replaced Jiang Zemin as China's Communist Party leader.
November 15 Birthdays
Erwin Rommel1891–1944, German Field Marshal.
Edward Asneractor
Marianne Moorepoet
William Averell Harrimanpublic official
Georgia O'Keeffepainter
William Pittstatesman
William Herschelastronomer
Felix Frankfurterjurist

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