Today in history: Nov. 15In 1777, the Continental Congress...

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November 15, 1995

Today in history: Nov. 15

In 1777, the Continental Congress approved the Articles of Confederation, a precursor to the Constitution of the United States.

In 1806, explorer Zebulon Pike sighted the mountaintop that later became known as Pikes Peak.

In 1926, the NBC made its on-air debut with a radio network of 24 stations.

In 1939, President Roosevelt laid the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial in Washington.

In 1969, 250,000 protesters staged a peaceful demonstration in Washington against the Vietnam War.

FIVE YEARS AGO: Milli Vanilli's producer confirmed rumors the duo had not done any of the singing on their debut album, "Girl You Know It's True."

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