On this day: November 15

Published On: Nov 14 2012 12:14:13 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 15 2014 02:00:00 AM EST

Sherman begins his march to the sea, FDR lays the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial, Elvis Presley makes his movie debut, and Joey Buttafuoco heads to jail, all on this day.

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2007: Cyclone Sidr makes landfall in Bangladesh, killing at least 5,000 people, causing $1.7 billion in damage and destroying the world's largest mangrove forest, Sunderban.