TODAY IN HISTORY - NOVEMBER 15
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.