15 November in Indian and World History
15 November in Indian and World History is celebrated, observed, and remembered for various reasons. 15 November is the birth anniversary of Cornelia Sorabji, Birsa Munda, Jyoti Prakash Nirala, and Sania Mirza.
15 November is also observed as the death anniversary of Jaishankar Prasad, and Vinoba Bhave.
15 November in Indian history is celebrated as the birth anniversary of the following personalities:
Cornelia Sorabji (15 November 1866 – 6 July 1954), the first woman barrister in India. She was a social reformer as well as a writer. Cornelia Sorabji became a barrister at a time when women did not have the right of advocacy. Due to his talent, he started giving legal advice to women and raised the demand to open the profession of advocacy for women. She was born on 15 November 1866 in Nashik.
Birsa Munda (15 November 1875 – 9 June 1900), a tribal leader and folk hero. He belonged to Munda caste. In present-day India, the tribals of Ranchi and Singhbhum remember Birsa Munda as ‘Birsa Bhagwan’. Birsa Munda earned this honor by raising the Munda tribals against the oppression of the British. Birsa proved to be a major link in the history of the Indian independence movement in the 19th century. He was born on 15 November 1875 in Ranchi, Jharkhand.
Jyoti Prakash Nirala (15 November 1986 – 18 November 2017), one of the Garuda Commandos of the Indian Air Force. Corporal Jyoti Prakash Nirala, who was martyred in Kashmir was awarded the ‘Ashoka Chakra’ on the occasion of ‘Republic Day’ on January 26, 2018. President Ram Nath Kovind gave this honor posthumously to Jabanj Nirala which his wife and mother received. Jyoti Prakash Nirala was involved in an operation against Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists on 18 November 2017. He had killed three terrorists in it. Jyoti Prakash Nirala was martyred in firing during this encounter. He was born on 15 November 1986 in Rohtas district, Bihar.
Sania Mirza, a famous Indian tennis player. Her fame at the age of 18, not only in India but in the world, is a matter of great pride for any sportsperson. In 2006, she was awarded the Padma Shri. Sania is the youngest player to receive this honor. In 2006, she was awarded the WTA’s ‘Most Impressive New Waist Award’ among world tennis legends in the US. She was born on 15 November 1986 in Mumbai.
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15 November in Indian history is observed as the death anniversary of the following personalities:
Jaishankar Prasad (30 January 1889 – 15 November 1937) holds a special place in the Hindi theatrical world and fiction. He also has a special place in the field of fiction. Giving is important. Jaishankar Prasad was unique among those who wrote sentiment-oriented stories. He died on 15 November 1937.
Vinoba Bhave (11 September 1895 – 15 November 1982), a respected follower of Mahatma Gandhi, one of India’s most well-known social reformers, and the founder of the movement called ‘Bhudan Yagya’. His whole life was like a saintly monk, that is why he became famous as a saint. Vinoba Bhave was a man of a very learned and thoughtful personality. He died on 15 November 1982.
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Notable events on 15 November in Indian and World history
15 November 1830 – Social reformer Raja Ram Mohan Roy left for England.
15 November 1920 – The first meeting of the League of Nations was held in Geneva.
15 November 1923 – The rate of inflation in Germany reached an all-time high.
15 November 1936 – The Anti-Comintron Treaty was signed between Nazi Germany and Japan.
15 November 1947 – The World Health Organization became a specialized agency of the United Nations.
15 November 1947 – The withdrawal of British forces from Palestine began.
15 November 1949 – Nathuram Godse and Narayan Dattatreya Apte, convicted of assassinating Mahatma Gandhi, were hanged.
15 November 1955 – A trade agreement was signed between Poland and Yugoslavia.
15 November 1961 – The United Nations banned nuclear weapons.
15 November 1988 – PLO Palestine was declared an independent state by Yasser Arafat, its president.
15 November 1989 – Waqar Younis and Sachin Tendulkar made their Test debut in Karachi, Pakistan.
15 November 2000 – Jharkhand became the 28th state of India.
15 November 2003 – At least 16 people were killed and 150 injured in a bombing near a Jewish shrine in Istanbul, Turkey.
15 November 2007 – there was a severe earthquake of 7.7 magnitudes in Chile.
15 November 2008 – Former Reserve Bank of India governor Y Venugopal Reddy was included in the task force set up by the United Nations to examine reforms in the global financial system.
15 November 2008 – Yogendra Maqbal formed a new party in the name of the National Bahujan Congress.
15 November 2012 – Xi Jinping became the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China.