November 15th, `1492
Christophorus Colombus writes in his diary the use of tabacco by the Indians. This is the first recorded reference to tabacco.
Novemeber 15th, 1630
Johannes Kepler dies. Kepler was a German mathematician, astronomer and astrologer as well as he played a key role to the scientific revolution in the 17th century, His is famous for his eponymous laws of planetary motion.
November 15th, 1854
The Suez Canal is given the necessary royal concession. The Suez Canal, in Egypt, is an artificial sea-level waterway whichs connects the Mediaterranean Sea and the Red Sea. It allows water transportation between Europe and Asia without navigating around Africa.
Novmeber 15th, 1859
The first modern revival of the Olympic Games , in Athens, Geece.Originally, the Olmpic Games were held in Olymbia, Greece, from the 8th c.BC to the 5th c. AD.
November 15th, 1917
Emile Durkheim dies. Durkheim was a great French sociologist who established the academic discipline.Along with Marx Weber nad Carl Marx is considered to be one of the builders of social science.