Following are some of the major events to have occurred on November 15


1920 - Forty-one nations open the first League of Nations session in Geneva..


1922 - It is announced that Dr. Alexis Carrel has discovered white corpuscles.


1937 - Eighteen lawsuits are brought against the Tennessee Valley Authority, calling for its dissolution.


1942 - An American fleet defeats a Japanese naval force in a clash off Guadalcanal.


1957 - Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev asserts Soviet superiority in missiles, challenging the United States to a rocket-range shooting match.


1960 - The first submarine with nuclear missiles, USS George Washington, takes to sea from Charleston, South Carolina.


1963 - Argentina voids all foreign oil contracts.


1965 - In the second day of combat, regiments of the 1st Cavalry Division battle on Landing Zones X-Ray against North Vietnamese forces in the Ia Drang Valley.


1976 - A Syrian peace force takes control of Beirut, Lebanon.


1984 - Baby Fae dies 20 days after receiving a baboon heart transplant in Loma Linda, California.


1985 - Anglo-Irish Agreement signed by British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and Irish Taoiseach Garret Fitzgerald.


1988 - Palestinian National Council proclaims an independent State of Palestine.


1990 - People's Republic of Bulgaria replaced by a new republican government.


2007 - Cyclone Sidr strikes Bangladesh, killing an estimated 5,000 people.