15 October in History : Major Events

15 October - Today in History - Let see what happened on this day in India and World

In India and world history October 15 has a special significance, because on this day there have been many such incidents which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let us know that some of the most important events that will increase your general knowledge. The collected facts will be such as: the people born on this day, the passing of the famous persons, the war pact, the freedom of any country, the invention of new technologies, the change of power, the important national and international day etc

List of historical events of 15 October:

YearEvent/Incidence/Incident
1932Tata Airlines makes its first flight today.
1953British nuclear test Totem 1 is exploded at Emu Field, South Australia.
1973The Iceland Foreign Secretary has announced that Iceland is taking it's case against Great Britain in the current Cod War to the UN General Assembly in October in an attempt to settle the ongoing dispute.
1987Fiji becomes a republic marking the end of the islands' 113 year British Crown rule.
1990Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev received the Nobel Peace Prize for his struggles to reduce Cold War tensions.
2001NASA's Galileo spacecraft passes approximately within 112 miles of Jupiter's moon Io.
2003The People's Republic of China (PRC) launches its first human controlled space mission "Shenzhou 5" from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center located in the Gobi desert, with the astronaut Yang Liwei.
2006Israeli police advise charging President Moshe Katsav with sexual assault, rape and fraud. However, the final decision on bringing charges depends on Attorney General Meni Mazuz.
2009North Korea blames South Korea of encroaching into its territorial waters, thus increasing tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
2011As per the United States Department of Commerce, the U.S. retail sales rose at their fastest rate for seven months in September.

List of famous people who born on 15 October:

YearName/Profession/Country
1881P. G. Wodehouse / Novelist / United Kingdom
1931Gail Harris / Baseball Player / United States of America
1979Jaci Velasquez / Actress / United States of America
1943Penny Marshall / Actress / United States of America
1971Joey Abs / Wrestler / United States of America
1977Masato Kawabata / Racing Car Driver / Japan
1901Enrique Jardiel Poncela / Playwright / Spain
1926Karl Richter / Conductor / Germany
1959Todd Solondz / Actor / United States of America
1954Julia Yeomans / Academic / United Kingdom
1941Roy Masters / Journalist / Australia
1983Stephy Tang / Singer / China
1471Konrad Mutian / Academic / Germany
1920Henri Verneuil / Producer / France
1942Don Stevenson / Writer / United States of America
1968Trent Zimmerman / Politician / Australia
1931Freddy Cole / Singer / United States of America
1926Ed McBain / Author / United States of America
1946Richard Carpenter / Writer / United States of America
1925Aurora Bautista / Actress / Spain
1953Walter Jon Williams / Author / United States of America
1916Al Killian / Trumpet Player / United States of America
1947Hümeyra / Actress / Turkey
1954Jere Burns / Actor / United States of America
1987Chantal Strand / Singer / Canada
1953Betsy Clifford / Skier / Canada
1884Archibald Hoxsey / Pilot / United States of America
1899Adolf Brudes / Racing Car Driver / Germany
1951Roscoe Tanner / Tennis Player / United States of America
1953Tito Jackson / Writer / United States of America

List of famous Indian people who born on 15 October:

YearName/Profession/Country
1931A. P. J. Abdul Kalam / Engineer / India
1931Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam / Professor / India
1992Bikram Singh / Soldier / India
1952Raman Singh / Politician / India
1927B. S. Abdur Rahman / Business Man / India
1542Akbar / Ruler / India
1946Victor Banerjee / Actor / India
1957Mira Nair / Director / India
1915Jayant / Actor / India
1934N. Ramani / Flute Player / India
1949Prannoy Roy / Journalist / India
1925Heera Lal Devpura / Politician / India
1955Kulbir Bhaura / Hockey Player / India
1931A.P. J. Abdul Kalam / Scientist / India

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