15 Nov 1935
  • Chuichi Nagumo was promoted to the rank of rear admiral and was placed in command of the First Minelayer Squadron. ww2dbase [Chuichi Nagumo | CPC]
  • Captain Kikuji Okuda was made the commanding officer of Kamoi. ww2dbase [Kamoi | CPC]
China
  • Admiral Hideho Wada succeeded Vice Admiral Kichijiro Hamada as the commanding officer of the Ryojun Military Port (previously known as Port Arthur; now Lushunkou, Liaoning Province, China), Kwantung Leased Territory in northeastern China. Vice Admiral Chuichi Hara was named Wada's chief of staff. ww2dbase [Ryojun Guard District | Chuichi Hara | CPC]
Italy
  • The League of Nations placed economic sanctions on Italy for aggressions against Abyssinia. ww2dbase [Invasion of Abyssinia | CPC]
Japan
  • Captain Aritomo Goto was named the commanding officer of Naka. ww2dbase [Naka | CPC]
Philippines
  • The Commonwealth of the Philippines was inaugurated. ww2dbase [CPC]
Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Senzo Wada was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 15 Nov 1935
First inauguration of Philippine Commonwealth President Manuel Quezon, Legislative Building, Manila, Philippine Islands, 15 Nov 1935Manuel Quezon climbing the stairs of Malaca?ang Palace for the first time as the president, Manila, Philippine Islands, 15 Nov 1935

15 Nov 1935 Interactive Map

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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