Watch what happened on November 15 in this video of This Day in History. On November 15, 1776, the Second Continental Congress ratified the Articles of Confederation, which was the precursor to the United States Constitution. On November 15, 1943, Heinrich Himmler ordered that all gypsies under Nazi control be shipped to concentration camps. On November 15, 1969, Dave Thomas opened up the first Wendy's in Columbus, Ohio. Lastly, on November 15, 1867, Wall Street was introduced to the stock ticker. The invention of the ticker revolutionized the stock exchange because now information could be transmitted in real time.