TODAY IN HISTORY
Nov. 15, 1942
The naval Battle of Guadalcanal ended during World War II with a decisive U.S. victory over Japanese forces.
ALSO ON THIS DATE
The Second Continental Congress approved the Articles of Confederation.
The National Broadcasting Company began operating its radio network.
The flight of Gemini 12, the final mission of the Gemini program, ended successfully as astronauts James A. Lovell and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin Jr. splashed down safely in the Atlantic after spending four days in orbit.