Today in History – 15 November


Christopher Columbus notes 1st recorded reference to tobacco.


Jahangir captured Kakda Fort.


Battle of Yerwada.


Ram Mohun Roy sailed for England. He was the first Indian Brahmin (then ‘Brahmo’) to go to England.


Birsa Munda, freedom fighter and leader, was born at Ulihatu, Ranchi district, Bihar.


Ravindranath Tagore (1861-1941), received the message that he was awarded with Noble Prize in literature for his collection of poems ‘Gitanjali’ . He was the first Indian to be awarded with Nobel Prize. (13 or 15)


Assembly meeting of the League of Nations.


Walt Disney Art School created


Nathuram Vinayak Godse and Narayan Dattatreya Apte were hanged in Ambala Jail for Gandhi’s murder.


Dalai Lama agreed for less then independent country to save the cultural heritage of Tibet.


Test debut of Sachin Tendulkar and Waqar Yunus at Karachi.

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