What is special about October 15th?

What is special about October 15th?

October 15th is the 288th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day Iraqis voted to ratify a new constitution; Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the Cold War, and Wayne Gretzkey became the all-time scoring leader in the NHL.

What was going on in October 2014?

Gunman Attacks Canada’s Parliament (Oct. 22): A Canadian soldier is shot and killed while guarding the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Canada’s capital. Nearby, gunfire erupts inside the Parliament building. A gunman, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, is killed as police rush to evacuate and secure the building.

What happened October 15th 2016?

Two tornadoes hit Oregon Friday, damaging about 30 homes, and the remnants of a typhoon rained down on Washington State, where the Coast Guard had to rescue 46 people caught in the storm. Even stronger rain storms are anticipated in the region Saturday.

What is special on 15th October in India?

Many people including politicians and officials in India have been spreading that the UN has declared the birthday of former Indian President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam as World Students’ Day….

World Students’ Day
Observed by India
Date 15 October
Next time 15 October 2022
Frequency Annual

What major thing happened in 2014?

The Biggest News Stories of 2014

  1. Ebola Epidemic Becomes Global Health Crisis.
  2. Disasters on Malaysian Airlines.
  3. Fighting in Ukraine and Crimea.
  4. Deadly Israel-Hamas Conflict.
  5. Rise of a Brutal New Terror Group.
  6. World Shows It’s Competitive Side in Sochi and Rio.
  7. Republicans Take Control of the Senate in Midterm Elections.

What happened on October 15th 2003?

October 15th, 2003 : The MV Andrew J. Barberi crashes at full speed into the concrete pier at the St. George ferry terminal on Staten Island.