Bangalore, Nov 14: Today is Saturday, November 15, 2014. What happened on this day in history? Oneindia takes a look at the past:
1533: Spanish explorer Francisco Pizarro enters Cuzco, Peru, the capital of the Inca Civilisation between 1438 and 1533.
1777: The Congress adopts the Articles of Confederation, instituting the permanent union of the United States of America.
1805: Meriwether Lewis, William Clark and their party reach the mouth of the Columbia River.
1859: The first modern revival of the athletic Olympic Games took place in Athens, Greece.
1881: The American Federation of Labor is founded.
1917: Second Prime Minister Alexander Kerensky flees and Bolsheviks take charge in Moscow during the October Revolution.
1920: Forty-one nations take part in the first League of Nations session in Geneva.
1922: Dr Alexis Carrel discovered white corpuscles.
1930: General strikes and riots braek out in Madrid, Spain.
1949: Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse hanged.
1960: The first submarine with nuclear missiles, USS George Washington, takes to sea in South Carolina.
1962: Cuba threatens to shoot down US reconnaissance plans over its territory.
1969: Massive anti-Vietnam War demonstration in Washington DC.
1984: Baby Fae dies three weeks after receiving a baboon heart transplant in Loma Linda, California.
1985: Anglo-Irish Agreement signed.
1986: Sania Mirza was born in Mumbai.
1988: Palestinian National Council proclaims the independent State of Palestine.
1989: Former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar makes his debut in international cricket against Pakistan.
2000: Three new states, namely, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Uttarakhand were born.
2007: Cyclone Sidr hits Bangladesh, killing an estimated 5,000 people.