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Ariyanayagam Chandranehru (அரியநாயகம் சந்திரநேரு; 15 October 1944 – 8 February 2005) was a Sri Lankan Tamil merchant seaman, politician and Member of Parliament.
Adrianus Franciscus Theodorus van der Heijden (born 15 October 1951, Geldrop) is a Dutch writer.
Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam (15 October 1931 – 27 July 2015) was an Indian scientist who served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. He was born and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu and studied physics and aerospace engineering. He spent the next four decades as a scientist and science administrator, mainly at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and was intimately involved in India's civilian space programme and military missile development efforts. He thus came to be known as the Missile Man of India for his work on the development of ballistic missile and launch vehicle technology. He also played a pivotal organisational, technical, and political role in India's Pokhran-II nuclear tests in 1998, the first since the original nuclear test by India in 1974. Kalam was elected as the 11th President of India in 2002 with the support of both the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and the then-opposition Indian National Congress. Widely referred to as the "People's President," he returned to his civilian life of education, writing and public service after a single term. He was a recipient of several prestigious awards, including the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour. While delivering a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management Shillong, Kalam collapsed and died from an apparent cardiac arrest on 27 July 2015, aged 83. Thousands including national-level dignitaries attended the funeral ceremony held in his hometown of Rameshwaram, where he was buried with full state honours.
The Abbasid Caliphate (or ٱلْخِلافَةُ ٱلْعَبَّاسِيَّة) was the third of the Islamic caliphates to succeed the Islamic prophet Muhammad.
Abd ar-Rahman III (′Abd ar-Rahmān ibn Muhammad ibn ′Abd Allāh ibn Muhammad ibn ′abd ar-Rahman ibn al-Hakam ar-Rabdi ibn Hisham ibn ′abd ar-Rahman ad-Dakhil; عبد الرحمن الثالث; 11 January 889/9115 October 961) was the Emir and Caliph of Córdoba (912–961) of the Umayyad dynasty in al-Andalus.
Abdullah ibn Muhammad (عبد الله بن محمد ‘Abd Allāh ibn Muḥammad; January 11, 844 – October 15, 912) of the Umayyad dynasty was the seventh Emir of Córdoba, reigning from 888 to 912 in Al-Andalus (Islamic Iberia).
Abraham Halevi (Adolf) Fraenkel (אברהם הלוי (אדולף) פרנקל; February 17, 1891 – October 15, 1965), known as Abraham Fraenkel, was a German-born Israeli mathematician.
Adolf Brudes von Breslau (born in Groß Kottulin, near Breslau (now Wrocław in Poland), 15 October 1899 – died in Bremen, 5 November 1986) was a Formula One driver from Germany and a member of German nobility.
Adolf Hitler (20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was a German politician, demagogue, and revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei; NSDAP), Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945.
Agustín García Calvo (October 15, 1926 – November 1, 2012) was a Spanish philologist, philosopher, poet and playwright.
Agustina Bessa-Luís, GOSE (born 15 October 1922, in Vila Meã, Amarante, Portugal) is a Portuguese writer.
Air India is the flag carrier airline of India.
Abu'l-Fath Jalal-ud-din Muhammad Akbar (15 October 1542– 27 October 1605), popularly known as Akbar I, was the third Mughal emperor, who reigned from 1556 to 1605.
Albert H. (Al) Killian (October 15, 1916 – September 5, 1950) – accessed July 2010 was an American jazz trumpet player and occasional bandleader during the big band era, also known for playing jump blues and East Coast blues.
Abu’l-ʿAbbās Aḥmad ibn Jaʿfar (ca. 842 – died 15 October 892), better known by his regnal name al-Muʿtamid ʿAlā ’llāh ("Dependent on God"), was the Abbasid Caliph in Baghdad from 870 to 892.
Alan Elsdon (born 15 October 1934, died 2 May 2016) London) was an English jazz trumpeter and flugelhornist. He studied trumpet under Tommy McQuaters. His early professional work included time with Cy Laurie (1955–57), Graham Stewart (1957–59), a Royal Air Force band, and Terry Lightfoot (1959–61); with Lightfoot he played alongside Kid Ory and Red Allen. Elsdon led his own band from 1961 into the 1980s, and during the 1960s also played with Edmond Hall, Albert Nicholas, Wingy Manone, and Howlin' Wolf. He played in Keith Nichols's Midnite Follies Orchestra from 1978 to 1985, as well as in small groups with Nichols around the same time. From the 1980s he was also active as a writer on music and educator.
Aleksandr Vladimirovich Filimonov (Александр Владимирович Филимонов; born 15 October 1973) is a former association football goalkeeper.
Alessandro Doga (born 15 October 1975) is an Italian footballer who plays for Carrarese at Lega Pro Seconda Divisione.
Alex Paterson (also known as Dr Alex Paterson, born Duncan Alexander Robert Paterson; 15 October 1959 in Battersea, London) is an English musician and co-founder of ambient house group The Orb, in which he has worked since its inception.
Alexander Dreyschock (15 October 1818 – 1 April 1869) was a Czech pianist and composer.
Alfred Dreyfus (9 October 1859 – 12 July 1935) was a French Jewish artillery officer whose trial and conviction in 1894 on charges of treason became one of the most tense political dramas in modern French history with a wide echo in all Europe.
Alfred Moore (May 21, 1755 – October 15, 1810) was a North Carolina judge who became a justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Alfred, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (Alfred Alexander William Ernest Albert; 15 October 1874 – 6 February 1899), was the only son and heir apparent of Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.
Alicia Patterson (October 15, 1906 – July 2, 1963) was the founder and editor of Newsday, which became a respected and Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper.
Allan Ramsay (15 October 16867 January 1758) was a Scottish poet (or makar), playwright, publisher, librarian, and impresario of early Enlightenment Edinburgh.
The America was a non-rigid airship built by Mutin Godard in France in 1906 for the journalist Walter Wellman's attempt to reach the North Pole by air.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
Andreas Vesalius (31 December 1514 – 15 October 1564) was a 16th-century Flemish anatomist, physician, and author of one of the most influential books on human anatomy, De humani corporis fabrica (On the Fabric of the Human Body).
Andrew Alexander Cole (born 15 October 1971) is an English former professional footballer.
Wing Commander Andrew Duncan Green (born 30 July 1962) is a British Royal Air Force fighter pilot and World Land Speed Record holder.
Angelica Rozeanu (née Adelstein) (15 October 1921 – 21 February 2006) was a Romanian/IsraelI table tennis player of Jewish origin, and one of the most successful female table tennis players in the history of the sport.
Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua (born 15 October 1989) is a British professional boxer.
Antonio Cañizares Llovera (born 15 October 1945) is a Spanish Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who is the Archbishop of Valencia.
Antonio Fontán Pérez (15 October 1923 – 14 January 2010) was a Spanish journalist recognized for his work in promoting press freedom in his country.
Apostolos Nikolaidis (Απόστολος Νικολαΐδης, 19 April 1896 – 15 October 1980) was a Greek athlete, football manager and businessman.
Archibald Hoxsey (October 15, 1884 – December 31, 1910) was an American aviator who worked for the Wright brothers.
Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located mostly in the southern half of South America.
Arron Agustin Afflalo (born October 15, 1985) is an American professional basketball player for the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
The Arrow Cross Party (Nyilaskeresztes Párt – Hungarista Mozgalom, literally "Arrow Cross Party-Hungarist Movement") was a Nazi party led by Ferenc Szálasi, which formed a government in Hungary known as the Government of National Unity.
Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr. (born Arthur Bancroft Schlesinger; October 15, 1917 – February 28, 2007) was an American historian, social critic, and public intellectual.
Asaf Halet Çelebi (27 December 1907 – 15 October 1958) was a Turkish poet.
Asaph Hall III (October 15, 1829 – November 22, 1907) was an American astronomer who is most famous for having discovered the moons of Mars, Deimos and Phobos, in 1877.
The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans with a total area of about.
Fortunato Gan Co Jr. (born October 15, 1951), better known as "Atoy" Co, is a Filipino actor and current head coach of the Mapua Cardinals in the NCAA.
August Nilsson (October 15, 1872 – May 23, 1921) was a Swedish track and field athlete and tug of war competitor who competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics.
Aurora Bautista Zúmel (15 October 1925 – 27 August 2012) was a Spanish film actress.
Aydın Sayılı (2 May 1913 – 15 October 1993) was a prominent Turkish historian of science.
Álvaro de Campos (October 15, 1890 – November 30, 1935) was one of the poet Fernando Pessoa's various heteronyms, widely known by his powerful and wrathful writing style.
Ömer Çatkıç (born 15 October 1974 in Eskişehir) is a former Turkish football goalkeeper.
Buhari Syed Abdur Rahman (15 October 1927 – 7 January 2015) was an Indian Tamil serial entrepreneur, philanthropist and educationist.
Bailee Madison (born October 15, 1999) is an American actress.
The Baltic Fleet (Балтийский флот) is the fleet of the Russian Navy in the Baltic Sea.
Barry McGuire (born October 15, 1935) is an American singer-songwriter.
The Battle of Glasgow was fought on October 15, 1864, in and near Glasgow, Missouri as part of Price's Missouri Expedition during the American Civil War.
The Battle of the Rhyndacus was fought on 15 October 1211 between the forces of two of the main successor states of the Byzantine Empire, the Latin Empire and the Byzantine Greek Empire of Nicaea, established following the dissolution of the Byzantine state after the Fourth Crusade.
Bennett Metcalfe (October 31, 1919 – October 14, 2003) was a Canadian journalist and first chairman of Greenpeace, founded 1971.
Bengt Åkerblom (2 May 1967 – 15 October 1995) was a Swedish ice hockey player.
Betsy Clifford (born October 15, 1953) is a Canadian retired alpine skier.
Elizabeth Mary Driver, (20 May 1920 – 15 October 2011) credited as Betty Driver, was a British actress and singer, best known for her role as Betty Williams (previously Betty Turpin) on the British soap opera, Coronation Street from 1969 to 2011, appearing in more than 2,800 episodes.
Bianca de Carvalho e Silva Rinaldi (born October 15, 1974) is a Brazilian actress.
William Morrison Charlap (born October 15, 1966, pronounced "Shar-Lap"Beckerman, Jim., The Record (Bergen County), August 26, 2015. Accessed October 19, 2015. "'When you're playing solo piano, you're something like an orchestra,' says Charlap (pronounced 'Shar-lap'), a West Orange resident.") is an American jazz pianist.
In finance, Black Monday refers to Monday, October 19, 1987, when stock markets around the world crashed.
Black Monday in Malta refers to 15 October 1979 when the Progress Press (publisher of The Times) and the home of Eddie Fenech Adami, then Leader of the Opposition, were ransacked following a rally by the Labour Party.
The Black Panther Party or the BPP (originally the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense) was a political organization founded by Bobby Seale and Huey Newton in October 1966.
Blaine Williamson Gabbert (born October 15, 1989) is an American football quarterback for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL).
Danny L. "Blue" Adams (born October 15, 1979) is a former American football cornerback who played for four seasons in the National Football League (NFL).
Bobby Joe Morrow (born October 15, 1935) is a retired American sprinter who won three gold medals at the 1956 Olympics.
Robert George "Bobby" Seale (born October 22, 1936) is an American political activist.
Roger David (born October 15, 1979), better known by his stage name Bohemia (Hindi/بوہیمیا) stylized BOHEMIA or Raja, is a Pakistani-American rapper and record producer from California, USA.
Brice Marden (born October 15, 1938), is an American artist, generally described as Minimalist, although his work may be hard to categorize.
Saint Bruno of Querfurt (974 – 14 February 1009 AD), also known as Brun and Boniface, was a missionary bishop and martyr, who was beheaded near the border of Kievan Rus and Lithuania while trying to spread Christianity in Eastern Europe.
Bruno Senna Lalli (born 15 October 1983) is a Brazilian professional racing driver currently racing for Rebellion Racing in the FIA World Endurance Championship.
Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa.
Charles Percy Snow, Baron Snow, CBE (15 October 1905 – 1 July 1980) was a novelist and English physical chemist who also served in several important positions in the British Civil Service and briefly in the UK government.
The Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform is a cabinet post in the Scottish Government.
The calendar of saints is a traditional Christian method of organizing a liturgical year by associating each day with one or more saints and referring to the day as the feast day or feast of said saint.
A caliphate (خِلافة) is a state under the leadership of an Islamic steward with the title of caliph (خَليفة), a person considered a religious successor to the Islamic prophet Muhammad and a leader of the entire ummah (community).
Cambodia (កម្ពុជា, or Kampuchea:, Cambodge), officially known as the Kingdom of Cambodia (ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា, prĕəh riəciənaacak kampuciə,; Royaume du Cambodge), is a sovereign state located in the southern portion of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia.
Cancio C. Garcia (October 30, 1937 – October 15, 2013) was a Filipino lawyer and jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines.
Candida Royalle (October 15, 1950 – September 7, 2015) was an American producer and director of couples-oriented pornography, a sex educator, sex-positive feminist, and pornographic actress.
Cape Canaveral, from the Spanish Cabo Cañaveral, is a cape in Brevard County, Florida, United States, near the center of the state's Atlantic coast.
Carlo "Don Carlo" Gambino (August 24, 1902 – October 15, 1976) was a Sicilian-American mobster and boss of the Gambino crime family, which is still named after him.
Carlo Janka (born 15 October 1986) is an alpine ski racer from Switzerland.
Carol II (15 October 18934 April 1953) reigned as King of Romania from 8 June 1930 until his enforced abdication on 6 September 1940.
The Cassini–Huygens mission, commonly called Cassini, was a collaboration between NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA), and the Italian Space Agency (ASI) to send a probe to study the planet Saturn and its system, including its rings and natural satellites.
Catalonia (Catalunya, Catalonha, Cataluña) is an autonomous community in Spain on the northeastern extremity of the Iberian Peninsula, designated as a nationality by its Statute of Autonomy.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
The Catholic Worker Movement is a collection of autonomous communities of Catholics and their associates founded by Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin in the United States in 1933.
Saint Cúan (died 752), was an Irish abbot who was the founder of many churches and monasteries in Ireland.
Chantal Strand (born October 15, 1987) is a Canadian voice actress, actress, singer, and writer.
Charles William Clark (15 October 1865 – 4 August 1925) was an American baritone singer and vocalist teacher.
Charles Timothy O'Leary (October 15, 1875 – January 6, 1941) was an American professional baseball shortstop who played eleven seasons with the Detroit Tigers (1904–1912), St. Louis Cardinals (1913), and St. Louis Browns (1934) of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Charles Musonda (born 15 October 1996), known as Charly Musonda or Charly Musonda Junior, is a Belgian professional footballer who plays for Chelsea.
Chiang Kai-shek (31 October 1887 – 5 April 1975), also romanized as Chiang Chieh-shih or Jiang Jieshi and known as Chiang Chungcheng, was a political and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China between 1928 and 1975, first in mainland China until 1949 and then in exile in Taiwan.
The Chief Justice of the Philippines (Punong Mahistrado ng Pilipinas) presides over the Supreme Court of the Philippines and is the highest judicial officer of the government of the Philippines.
Chinggoy Alonzo (born Ramon Alonzo; July 22, 1950 – October 15, 2017) was a Filipino actor in theater, movies, and television.
Christopher John Davison (born 15 October 1948), known professionally as Chris de Burgh, is a British-Irish singer-songwriter and instrumentalist.
Christopher "Chris" Constantine Economaki (October 15, 1920 – September 28, 2012) was an American motorsports commentator, pit road reporter, and journalist.
Christian Allen is an American video game designer.
Charles "Chuck" Stevenson (October 15, 1919 – August 21, 1995) was an American racecar driver.
Charles Elwood "Chuck" Yeager (born, 1923) is a former United States Air Force officer, flying ace, and record-setting test pilot.
Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours is a motor racing circuit located in central France, near the towns of Magny-Cours and Nevers, some 250 km (160 miles) from Paris.
Clara Kimball Young (September 6, 1890 – October 15, 1960) was an American film actress, who was highly regarded and publicly popular in the early silent film era.
Claude Cheysson (13 April 1920 – 15 October 2012) was a French Socialist politician who served as Foreign Minister in the government of Pierre Mauroy from 1981 to 1984.
The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).
Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter.
The combined oral contraceptive pill (COCP), often referred to as the birth control pill or colloquially as "the pill", is a type of birth control that is designed to be taken orally by women.
The Communist Party of China (CPC), also referred to as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), is the founding and ruling political party of the People's Republic of China.
The Confederate States of America (CSA or C.S.), commonly referred to as the Confederacy, was an unrecognized country in North America that existed from 1861 to 1865.
Cornelis de Graeff, also Cornelis de Graeff van (Zuid-)Polsbroek (15 October 1599 – 4 May 1664) was the most illustrious member of the De Graeff family. He was a mayor of Amsterdam from the Dutch Golden Age and a powerful Amsterdam regent after the sudden death of stadholder William II of Orange. Like his father Jacob Dircksz de Graeff, he opposed the house of Orange, and was the moderate successor to the republican Andries Bicker. In the mid 17th century he controlled the city's finances and politics and, in close cooperation with his brother Andries de Graeff and their nephew Johan de Witt, the Netherlands political system. Cornelis de Graeff followed in his father footsteps and, between 1643 and 1664, was appointed mayor some ten times. De Graeff was a member of a family of regents who belonged to the republican political movement also referred to as the ‘state oriented’, as opposed to the Royalists. Cornelis de Graeff was also the founder of a regent dynasty that retained power and influence for centuries and produced a number of ministers. He was Lord of the semisouverain Fief (allodiale hoge heerlijkheid) Zuidpolsbroek and an Ambachtsheer (Lord of the Manor) of Sloten, Sloterdijk, Nieuwer-Amstel, Osdorp and Amstelveen, near Amsterdam, and castlelord of Ilpenstein. De Graeff was also President of the Dutch East Indies Company, and a chiefcouncillor of the Admiralty of Amsterdam. Like his brother, Andries De Graeff, he was an art collector and patron of the arts. During his life De Graeff was often called "Polsbroek" or "Lord Polsbroek".
Dan Forest (born October 15, 1967) is an American businessman and politician who currently serves as the 34th Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina, since 2013.
Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, also known as Honolulu International Airport, is the principal aviation gateway of the City and County of Honolulu on Oahu in the State of Hawaii.
David Hill (born 15 October 1945) is a British actor.
David Stead (born 15 October 1966), is a drummer from Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England.
David Sergio Trezeguet (born 15 October 1977) is a French former footballer who played as a striker.
William David Trimble, Baron Trimble, PC (born 15 October 1944), is a British politician who was the first First Minister of Northern Ireland from 1998 to 2002, and the leader of the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) from 1995 to 2005.
Delphine Claire Beltiane Seyrig (10 April 1932 – 15 October 1990) was a Lebanese-born French stage and film actress, a film director and a feminist.
Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III (March 2, 1917 – December 2, 1986), better known as Desi Arnaz or Desi Arnaz, Sr., was a Cuban-born American actor, musician, and television producer.
Devon Gummersall (born October 15, 1978) is an American actor, writer, and television and film director best known for his role as on ABC's My So-Called Life.
Richard "Dick" McTaggart, MBE (born 15 October 1935) is a retired Scottish amateur boxer.
Didier Claude Deschamps (born 15 October 1968) is a French retired footballer and current manager of the France national team.
Saint Dionysius I (Дионисий); secular name: David (1300? – October 15, 1385) was a Russian Orthodox metropolitan in 1384–1385.
Dominic Gerard Francis Eagleton West (born 15 October 1969) is an English actor, director and musician.
Don Stevenson (born October 15, 1941, Seattle, Washington) is the American drummer and a singer and songwriter for Moby Grape, a band which was formed in San Francisco in 1966 and continues to perform occasionally today.
Donald Orlando "Duck" Bailey (March 26, 1933 – October 15, 2013) was an American jazz drummer.
Donald Albert Wandrei (April 20, 1908 – October 15, 1987).
The Dow Chemical Company, commonly referred to as Dow, is an American multinational chemical corporation headquartered in Midland, Michigan, United States, and the predecessor of the merged company DowDuPont.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), or simply the Dow, is a stock market index that shows how 30 large, publicly owned companies based in the United States have traded during a standard trading session in the stock market.
Draft-card burning was a symbol of protest performed by thousands of young men in the US and Australia in the 1960s and early 1970s.
The Dreyfus Affair (l'affaire Dreyfus) was a political scandal that divided the Third French Republic from 1894 until its resolution in 1906.
Dugway Proving Ground (DPG) is a U.S. Army facility established in 1942 to test biological and chemical weapons, located about 85 miles (140 km) southwest of Salt Lake City, Utah and 13 miles south of the 2,624 sq mi Utah Test and Training Range forming the largest overland special use airspace in the United States.
Duke of Burgundy (duc de Bourgogne) was a title borne by the rulers of the Duchy of Burgundy, a small portion of traditional lands of Burgundians west of river Saône which in 843 was allotted to Charles the Bald's kingdom of West Franks.
Ed McBain (October 15, 1926 – July 6, 2005) was an American author and screenwriter.
Edoardo "Eddie" Fenech Adami (born 7 February 1934) is a Maltese politician and Nationalist politician who served as Prime Minister of Malta from 1987 until 1996, and again from 1998 until 2004.
Edgar Ætheling (also spelt Æþeling, Aetheling, Atheling or Etheling) or Edgar II (c. 1051 – c. 1126) was the last male member of the royal house of Cerdic of Wessex (see House of Wessex family tree).
Edie Adams (born Edith Elizabeth Enke, April 16, 1927 – October 15, 2008) was an American comedienne, actress, singer and businesswoman.
Edward Gibbon FRS (8 May 173716 January 1794) was an English historian, writer and Member of Parliament.
Edwin Oldfather Reischauer (October 15, 1910 – September 1, 1990) was an American educator and professor at Harvard University.
Edythe Chapman (October 8, 1863 – October 15, 1948) was an American stage and silent film actress.
Elena Viacheslavovna Dementieva (Еле́на Вячесла́вовна Деме́нтьева,; born 15 October 1981) is a Russian former professional tennis player.
Elisabeth Therese of Lorraine (15 October 1711 – 3 July 1741) was born a Princess of Lorraine and was the last queen consort of Charles Emmanuel III of Sardinia.
Frances Elizabeth Somerville Alexander (née Caldwell; 13 December 1908 – 15 October 1958) was a British geologist, academic, and physicist, whose wartime work with radar and radio led to early developments in radio astronomy and whose post-war work on the geology of Singapore is considered a significant foundation to contemporary research.
Emeril John Lagassé III (born October 15, 1959) is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, television personality, cookbook author, and National Best Recipe award winner for his ‘Turkey and Hot Sausage Chili’ recipe in 2003.
Emma Elizabeth Clark (born 15 October 1955) is a British children's book illustrator and author.
The Empire of Nicaea or the Nicene Empire was the largest of the three Byzantine GreekA Short history of Greece from early times to 1964 by W. A. Heurtley, H. C. Darby, C. W. Crawley, C. M. Woodhouse (1967), page 55: "There in the prosperous city of Nicaea, Theodoros Laskaris, the son in law of a former Byzantine Emperor, establish a court that soon become the Small but reviving Greek empire." rump states founded by the aristocracy of the Byzantine Empire that fled after Constantinople was occupied by Western European and Venetian forces during the Fourth Crusade.
Emu Field is located in the desert of South Australia, at (ground zero Totem 1 test).
Enrique Jardiel Poncela (15 October 1901, Madrid – 18 February 1952) was a Spanish playwright and novelist who wrote mostly humorous works.
Eric Benét Jordan (born October 15, 1966), known professionally as Eric Benét, is an American R&B and neo soul singer-songwriter and actor, who has received a total of four Grammy nominations to date for his musical work.
Erol Günaydın (April 16, 1933 – October 15, 2012) was a Turkish theater and film actor, as well as a renowned showman famous particularly for his portrayal of Nasreddin Hoca and his performances in the traditional Turkish meddah (one man shows).
Espionage or spying, is the act of obtaining secret or confidential information without the permission of the holder of the information.
Estonia (Eesti), officially the Republic of Estonia (Eesti Vabariik), is a sovereign state in Northern Europe.
The Estonian government-in-exile refers to the formally declared governmental authority of the Republic of Estonia in exile, existing from 1944 until the reestablishment of Estonian sovereignty over Estonian territory in 1991–92.
Eugene Corbett Patterson (October 15, 1923 – January 12, 2013), sometimes known as Gene Patterson, was an American journalist and civil rights activist.
Europa Donna – The European Breast Cancer Coalition is an independent non-profit organisation whose members are affiliated groups from 47 countries throughout Europe.
Evangelista Torricelli; 15 October 1608 – 25 October 1647) was an Italian physicist and mathematician, best known for his invention of the barometer, but is also known for his advances in optics and work on the method of indivisibles.
Execution by firing squad, in the past sometimes called fusillading (from the French fusil, rifle), is a method of capital punishment, particularly common in the military and in times of war.
Fazıl Hüsnü Dağlarca (26 August 1914, Istanbul – 15 October 2008, Istanbul) was one of the most prolific Turkish poets of the Turkish Republic with more than 60 collections of his poems published as of 2007.
The First Minister and deputy First Minister (Chéad-Aire agus an LeasChéad-Aire Thuaisceart Éireann) are the joint heads of the Northern Ireland Executive and have overall responsibility for the running of the Executive Office.
FM-2030 (October 15, 1930 – July 8, 2000) was a Belgian-born Iranian-American author, teacher, transhumanist philosopher, futurist, consultant and athlete.
Fortran (formerly FORTRAN, derived from Formula Translation) is a general-purpose, compiled imperative programming language that is especially suited to numeric computation and scientific computing.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
Fredrick Kristian Hoiberg (born October 15, 1972) is an American professional basketball coach and former player.
Lionel Frederick "Freddy" Cole (born October 15, 1931) is an American jazz singer and pianist whose recording career has spanned over sixty-five years.
Frederick Fleet (15 October 1887 – 10 January 1965) was a British sailor, crewman and survivor of the sinking of the after it struck an iceberg on 14 April 1912.
Frederick Montague, 1st Baron Amwell CBE (8 October 1876 – 15 October 1966) was a British Labour Party politician.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (15 October 1844 – 25 August 1900) was a German philosopher, cultural critic, composer, poet, philologist and a Latin and Greek scholar whose work has exerted a profound influence on Western philosophy and modern intellectual history.
The "From Hell" letter (also called the "Lusk letter") is a letter that was posted in 1888, along with half a human kidney, by a person who claimed to be the serial killer known as Jack the Ripper.
Fumio Hayasaka (早坂 文雄 Hayasaka Fumio; August 19, 1914 – October 15, 1955) was a Japanese composer of classical music and film scores.
Father Gabriel Richard (October 15, 1767 – September 13, 1832) was a French Roman Catholic priest and founder of the University of Michigan who became a Delegate from Michigan Territory to the U.S. House of Representatives.
Boyd Gail Harris, Jr. (October 15, 1931 – November 14, 2012) was an American professional baseball first baseman who played with the New York Giants and Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1955 to 1960.
Galileo was an American unmanned spacecraft that studied the planet Jupiter and its moons, as well as several other Solar System bodies.
Géraud de Cordemoy (6 October 1626 in Paris – 15 October 1684 in Paris) was a French philosopher, historian and lawyer.
Götz Otto (born 15 October 1967) is a German film and television actor who is perhaps best known internationally for his roles as henchman Richard Stamper in the 1997 James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies, and as Nazi commander Klaus Adler in the 2012 comic science fiction film Iron Sky.
General Electric Company (GE) is an American multinational conglomerate incorporated in New York and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.
George Reginald Turner (15 October 1916 – 8 June 1997) was an Australian writer and critic, best known for the science fiction novels written in the later part of his career.
The German Empire (Deutsches Kaiserreich, officially Deutsches Reich),Herbert Tuttle wrote in September 1881 that the term "Reich" does not literally connote an empire as has been commonly assumed by English-speaking people.
The Rentenmark (RM) was a currency issued on 15 October 1923 to stop the hyperinflation of 1922 and 1923 in Weimar Germany.
Gilbert Arthur à Beckett (1837 – October 15, 1891) was an English writer.
Gilbert de Bourbon, Count of Montpensier (1443 – 15 October 1496, Pozzuoli) was the son of Louis de Bourbon and Gabrielle La Tour, Count of Montpensier and Dauphin d'Auvergne.
Elgin Baylor Lumpkin (born October 15, 1970), better known by his stage name Ginuwine, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actor.
Giovanni Reale (15 April 1931 – 15 October 2014) was an Italian historian of philosophy.
Glasgow is a city in Chariton and Howard counties in the U.S. state of Missouri.
Glen Matthew Little (born 15 October 1975) is an English footballer who is a player/assistant manager for Grays Athletic.
Global Handwashing Day (GHD) is a campaign to motivate and mobilize people around the world to improve their handwashing habits.
Gloria Lynne (born Gloria Wilson; November 23, 1929 – October 15, 2013), also known as Gloria Alleyne, was an American jazz vocalist with a recording career spanning from 1958 to 2007.
The Great Lakes region of North America is a bi-national Canada-American region that includes portions of the eight U.S. states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin as well as the Canadian province of Ontario.
The Gregorian calendar is the most widely used civil calendar in the world.
The Grey Nuns is the name commonly given to 6 distinct Roman Catholic religious communities of women, which trace their origins to the original foundation, of the Sisters of Charity of the Hôpital Général, in Montréal.
Haim Saban (חיים סבן; born October 15, 1944) is an Israeli-American media proprietor, investor, philanthropist, musician, record, film & television producer.
Johannes Peter "Hans" Riegel (10 March 1923 – 15 October 2013) was a German entrepreneur who owned and operated the confectioner Haribo since 1946.
Admiral Harold W. Gehman Jr. (born October 15, 1942) is a retired United States Navy four-star admiral who served as NATO's Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic (SACLANT), Commander-in-Chief of the United States Joint Forces Command, one of the United States' Unified Combatant Commands, and Vice Chief of Naval Operations.
Hümeyra Akbay (born 15 October 1947) is a Turkish actress, singer, composer, and lyricist.
Saint Hedwig of Silesia (Święta Jadwiga Śląska), also Saint Hedwig of Andechs (Heilige Hedwig von Andechs, Hedvigis; 1174 – 15 October 1243), a member of the Bavarian comital House of Andechs, was Duchess of Silesia from 1201 and of Greater Poland from 1231 as well as High Duchess consort of Poland from 1232 until 1238.
Heinz Versteeg (24 March 1939 – 15 October 2009) was a Dutch professional footballer active primarily in Germany.
Henri Verneuil, born Ashot Malakian (15 October 1920 – 11 January 2002), was a French-Armenian playwright and filmmaker, who made a successful career in France.
Henry I (946 – 15 October 1002), called the Great, was Count of Nevers and Duke of Burgundy from 965 to his death.
Henry III, Landgrave of Upper Hesse, called "the Rich" (15 October 1440Morby, John. Dynasties of the World: a chronological and genealogical handbook (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1989), page 135. – 13 January 1483) was the second son of Louis I of Hesse and his wife Anna of Saxony.
Henry Julius (Heinrich Julius; 15 October 1564 – 30 July 1613), a member of the House of Welf, was Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg and ruling Prince of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel from 1589 until his death.
Henry (– 11 June 1216) was the second emperor of the Latin Empire of Constantinople.
Herbert Henry Dow (February 26, 1866 – October 15, 1930) was a Canadian-born American chemical industrialist, best known as the founder of the American multinational conglomerate Dow Chemical.
Herman Chittison (October 15, 1908 – March 8, 1967) was an American jazz pianist.
Hermann Wilhelm Göring (or Goering;; 12 January 1893 – 15 October 1946) was a German political and military leader as well as one of the most powerful figures in the Nazi Party (NSDAP) that ruled Germany from 1933 to 1945.
Heroes' Day or National Heroes' Day may refer to a number of commemorations of national heroes in different countries.
The High Resolution Fly's Eye or HiRes detector was an ultra-high-energy cosmic ray observatory that operated in the western Utah desert from May 1997 until April 2006.
Hilo Chen (born October 15, 1942 in Yilan, Taiwan) is a Taiwanese-born American painter.
Hiram Leong Fong, born Yau Leong FongNakaso, Dan.
Honoré Mercier (October 15, 1840 – October 30, 1894) was a lawyer, journalist and politician in Quebec, Canada.
Horace Lawson Hunley (June 20, 1823 in Sumner County, Tennessee – October 15, 1863 off Charleston, South Carolina) was a Confederate marine engineer during the American Civil War.
Horton Smith (May 22, 1908 – October 15, 1963) was an American professional golfer, best known as the winner of the first and third Masters Tournaments.
A hot air balloon is a lighter-than-air aircraft consisting of a bag, called an envelope, which contains heated air.
Huey Percy Newton was an African-American political activist and communist revolutionary who, along with Bobby Seale, co-founded the Black Panther Party in 1966.
Hulagu Khan, also known as Hülegü or Hulegu (ᠬᠦᠯᠡᠭᠦ|translit.
Human spaceflight (also referred to as crewed spaceflight or manned spaceflight) is space travel with a crew or passengers aboard the spacecraft.
Humphry Ditton (29 May 1675 – 15 October 1715) was an English mathematician.
Hurricane Hazel was the deadliest and costliest hurricane of the 1954 Atlantic hurricane season.
During a period between 1918 and January 1924, the German mark suffered hyperinflation.
I Love Lucy is a landmark American television sitcom starring Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, and William Frawley.
Ilse Huizinga (October 15, 1966) is a Dutch jazz singer.
The Formula 3000 International Championship was a motor racing series created by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) in 1985 to become the final preparatory step for drivers hoping to enter the Formula One championship.
Io (Jupiter I) is the innermost of the four Galilean moons of the planet Jupiter.
Italo Calvino (. RAI (circa 1970), retrieved 25 October 2012. 15 October 1923 – 19 September 1985) was an Italian journalist and writer of short stories and novels.
Ivan Ivanovich Dmitriev (a; &ndash) was a Russian statesman and poet associated with the sentimentalist movement in Russian literature.
Izale Michael McLeod (born 15 October 1984) is a retired English professional footballer who played as a forward.
Jaan Rääts (born 15 October 1932 in Tartu, Estonia) is an Estonian composer who worked extensively on Estonian language film scores of the 1960s and 1970s.
Jacquelyn "Jaci" Davette Velasquez (Spanish Jaci Velásquez, born October 15, 1979) is an American actress and Contemporary Christian and Latin pop singer and songwriter, performing in both English and Spanish.
John Lawrence Narz Jr. (November 13, 1922 – October 15, 2008) was an American radio personality, television host, and singer.
Jack the Ripper is the best-known name for an unidentified serial killer generally believed to have been active in the largely impoverished areas in and around the Whitechapel district of London in 1888.
Jakob Pöltl (born October 15, 1995) is an Austrian professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea.
James Elmer Akins (October 15, 1926 – July 15, 2010)"James E. Akins." Marquis Who's Who, 2007.
Jacques Joseph Tissot (15 October 1836 – 8 August 1902), Anglicized as James Tissot, was a French painter and illustrator.
Jan Miner (October 15, 1917 – February 15, 2004) was an American actress best known for her role as the character "Madge" the manicurist in Palmolive dish-washing detergent television commercials beginning in the 1960s.
Jane Darwell (born Patti Woodard, October 15, 1879 – August 13, 1967) was an American actress of stage, film, and television.
Jaroslav Erno Šedivý (born Jaroslav Šedivý on 15 October 1947, Prague, Czechoslovakia) is a Czech rock drummer.
Jason Jeffrey Collier (September 8, 1977 – October 15, 2005) was an American professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Elizabeth Jean Peters (October 15, 1926 – October 13, 2000) was an American actress, known as a star of 20th Century Fox in the late 1940s and early 1950s, and as the second wife of Howard Hughes.
Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier was a French chemistry and physics teacher, and one of the first pioneers of aviation.
Jekaterina Golovatenko (born 15 October 1979 in Keila) is an Estonian former competitive figure skater.
Jeon Ji-yoon (born October 15, 1990), better known mononymously as Jiyoon or by her stage name Jenyer, is a South Korean rapper, singer-songwriter and actress.
Jere Eugene Burns II (born October 15, 1954) is an American actor who has appeared in theatre productions and on television.
Jesse Leonard Greenstein (October 15, 1909 – October 21, 2002) was an American astronomer.
Jesse Levine (born October 15, 1987) is an American-Canadian former professional tennis player.
Jessica Lois Ware (born 15 October 1984) is an English singer and songwriter.
The Jiangxi–Fujian Soviet (commonly called the Jiangxi Soviet) was the largest component territory of the Chinese Soviet Republic, an unrecognized state established in November 1931 by Mao Zedong and Zhu De during the Chinese civil war.
Jiří Reynek (5 July 1929 – 15 October 2014) was a Czech poet and graphic artist.
James Alvin Palmer (born October 15, 1945) is a retired American right-handed pitcher who played all of his 19 years in Major League Baseball (MLB) with the Baltimore Orioles (1965–67, 1969–84) and was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in.
Jason Arhndt (born October 15, 1971) is an American retired professional wrestler.
Johan Voskamp (born 15 October 1984) is a Dutch footballer who currently plays as a striker for RKC Waalwijk in the Dutch Eerste Divisie.
Johannes Sikkar (October 15, 1897 – August 22, 1960) was the first head of the Estonian government in exile as Acting Prime Minister (January 12, 1953 – January 1, 1962).
John Alexander MacPherson (15 October 1833 – 17 February 1894), Australian colonial politician, was the 7th Premier of Victoria.
John Kenneth Galbraith (October 15, 1908 - April 29, 2006), also known as Ken Galbraith, was a Canadian-born economist, public official, and diplomat, and a leading proponent of 20th-century American liberalism.
John Lawrence Sullivan (October 15, 1858 – February 2, 1918), also known as the "Boston Strong Boy", was an Irish-American boxer recognized as the first heavyweight champion of gloved boxing, holding the title from February 7, 1882, to 1892.
Sir John Robertson, (15 October 1816 – 8 May 1891) was an Australian politician and Premier of New South Wales on five occasions.
Johnny Sheffield (April 11, 1931 – October 15, 2010) was an American child actor.
Jorge Campos Navarrete (born 15 October 1966 in Acapulco) is a retired Mexican footballer, who played as a goalkeeper and striker.
José Miguel Carrera Verdugo (October 15, 1785 – September 4, 1821) was a Chilean general, member of the prominent Carrera family, and considered one of the founders of independent Chile.
Joseph McLaughlin (23 March 1917 - 15 October 1999), known professionally as Josef Locke, was an Irish tenor.
Juan de Valdés Leal (4 May 1622 – 15 October 1690) was a Spanish painter and etcher of the Baroque era.
Julia Mary Yeomans, FRS, FInstP (born 15 October 1954) is a British theoretical physicist and academic.
Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and the largest in the Solar System.
Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji (born Leon Dudley Sorabji; 14 August 1892 – 15 October 1988) was an English composer, music critic, pianist and writer.
Karl Philipp, Fürst zu Schwarzenberg (or Charles Philip, Prince of Schwarzenberg; 18/19 April 1771 – 15 October 1820) was an Austrian field marshal.
Karl Richter (15 October 1926 – 15 February 1981) was a German conductor, choirmaster, organist and harpsichordist.
Kenneth Douglas "Ken" Taylor, (October 5, 1934 – October 15, 2015) was a Canadian diplomat, educator and businessman, best known for his role in the 1979 covert operation called the "Canadian Caper" when he was the Canadian ambassador to Iran.
Keyshia Myesha Cole (born October 15, 1981) is an American singer/songwriter, record producer, business woman, and television personality.
Konrad Emil Bloch, ForMemRS (January 21, 1912 – October 15, 2000) was a German American biochemist.
Konrad Mutian (Latin: Conradus Mutianus) (15 October 1470 – 30 March 1526) was a German humanist.
Kulbir Singh Bhaura (born 15 October 1955) is a British former field hockey player.
The Labour Party (Partit Laburista, PL), formerly known as the Malta Labour Party (MLP), is a social-democratic political party in Malta.
LaGuardia Airport is an airport in the northern part of the New York City borough of Queens in the United States.
Lakehurst is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.
Lambert (c. 880 – 15 October 898) was the King of Italy from 891, Holy Roman Emperor, co-ruling with his father from 892, and Duke of Spoleto and Camerino (as Lambert II) from his father's death in 894.
The land speed record (or absolute land speed record) is the highest speed achieved by a person using a vehicle on land.
The term landslide or, less frequently, landslip, refers to several forms of mass wasting that include a wide range of ground movements, such as rockfalls, deep-seated slope failures, mudflows and debris flows.
Lawrence John Miller (born October 15, 1953) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, podcaster and columnist.
Lassy Mbouity, better known under his pen name Lassy Bouity, (born 15 October 1988) in Brazzaville, is a Congolese writer.
The Latin Emperor was the ruler of the Latin Empire, the historiographical convention for the Crusader realm, established in Constantinople after the Fourth Crusade (1204) and lasting until the city was recovered by the Byzantine Greeks in 1261.
Lauri Pilter (also known as Larats Pilter; born 15 October 1971 in Tallinn) is an Estonian writer, translator and literary scientist.
Laurie (Lee) McBain (born October 15, 1949) is a best-selling American writer of seven historical romance novels from 1975 to 1985.
Lüshunkou District (also Lyushunkou District) is a district of Dalian, in Liaoning province, China.
Leandro Antonio Martínez (born 15 October 1989) is an Italian footballer who most recently played as a forward for Szombathelyi Haladás.
Lee Dong-hae (born October 15, 1986), referred to as Donghae, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, composer and actor.
Lido Anthony "Lee" Iacocca (born October 15, 1924) is an American automobile executive best known for spearheading the development of Ford Mustang and Pinto cars, while at the Ford Motor Company in the 1960s, and then later for reviving the Chrysler Corporation as its CEO during the 1980s.
The Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina is the second highest elected official in the U.S. state of North Carolina and is the only elected official to have powers in both the legislative and executive branches of state government.
Jorik Scholten (known professionally as Lil' Kleine; born 15 October 1994) is a Dutch musician.
Linda Lavin (born October 15, 1937) is an American singer and actress.
Lindsay Hamilton Simpson Thompson AO, CMG (15 October 1923 – 16 July 2008), Australian Liberal Party politician, was the 40th Premier of Victoria from June 1981 to April 1982 and was notable for his actions in the Faraday School kidnapping.
Lipót Fejér (or Leopold Fejér,; 9 February 1880 – 15 October 1959) was a Hungarian born Jewish mathematician.
The United States Ambassador to India is the chief diplomatic representative of United States in India.
The is the ambassador from the United States of America to Japan.
The United States recognized the government of King Ibn Saud in 1931, but it was not until 1939 when it appointed its first U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Bert Fish, then resident in Cairo and ambassador to Egypt.
In 1830, in the days before the outbreak of the July Revolution against the Bourbon Restoration in France, the conquest of Algeria was initiated by Charles X as an attempt to increase his popularity amongst the French people.
This is a list of heads of state of Burkina Faso since the Republic of Upper Volta gained independence from France in 1960 to the present day.
Teachers' Day is a special day for the appreciation of teachers, and may include celebrations to honor them for their special contributions in a particular field area, or the community in general.
Lluís Companys i Jover (June 21, 1882 – October 15, 1940) was a Spanish politician from Catalonia.
The Long March (October 1934 – October 1935) was a military retreat undertaken by the Red Army of the Communist Party of China, the forerunner of the People's Liberation Army, to evade the pursuit of the Kuomintang (KMT or Chinese Nationalist Party) army.
The post of Lord High Treasurer or Lord Treasurer was an English government position and has been a British government position since the Acts of Union of 1707.
Lucille Désirée Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989) was an American actress, comedian, model, film-studio executive, and producer.
Titus Lucretius Carus (15 October 99 BC – c. 55 BC) was a Roman poet and philosopher.
Luis Ernesto Miramontes Cárdenas (March 16, 1925 – September 13, 2004) was a Mexican chemist known as the co-inventor of the progestin norethisterone used in one of the first three oral contraceptives.
LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin (Deutsches Luftschiff Zeppelin #127; Registration: D-LZ 127) was a German-built and -operated, passenger-carrying, hydrogen-filled, rigid airship which operated commercially from 1928 to 1937.
Count Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie (15 October 1622 – 26 April 1686) was a Swedish statesman and military man.
Malcolm David Ross (October 15, 1919 – October 8, 1985) was a captain in the United States Naval Reserve (USNR), an atmospheric scientist, and a balloonist who set several records for altitude and scientific inquiry, with more than 100 hours flight time in gas balloons by 1961.
Malta, officially known as the Republic of Malta (Repubblika ta' Malta), is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea.
Manuel Dallan (born 15 October 1976 in Montebelluna) is an Italian rugby union footballer.
Marco Campos (24 February 1976 – 15 October 1995) was a Brazilian racing driver.
Marcos Martínez Ucha (born 15 October 1985 in Madrid, Spain) is a professional racecar driver.
Marguerite Andersen (born October 15, 1924 in Germany) is a primarily francophone writer and educator who is currently based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada where she is a teacher at the Toronto Linden School.
Maria Anna "Mimmi" Hjorth (born 15 October 1973 in Falun) is a Swedish professional golfer.
Maria Petrou FREng (Μαρία Πέτρου; 17 May 1953 – 15 October 2012) was a Greek-born British scientist who specialised in the fields of artificial intelligence and machine vision.
Marie Antoinette (born Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna; 2 November 1755 – 16 October 1793) was the last Queen of France before the French Revolution.
Marie of France (18 September 1344 – 15 October 1404) was the sixth child and second daughter of John II of France and Bonne of Bohemia.
Marie of Prussia (Marie Friederike Franziska Hedwig von Preußen; October 15, 1825 – May 17, 1889) was Queen of Bavaria and the mother of Kings Ludwig II and Otto of Bavaria.
Saint Marguerite d'Youville (October 15, 1701 – December 23, 1771) was a French Canadian widow who founded the Order of Sisters of Charity of Montreal, commonly known as the Grey Nuns of Montreal.
Mario Gianluigi Puzo (October 15, 1920 – July 2, 1999) was an American author, screenwriter and journalist.
Marv Earl Johnson (October 15, 1938 – May 16, 1993) was an American R&B and soul singer, notable for performing on the first record issued by Tamla Records, which later became Motown.
is a Japanese professional drifting driver, currently competing in the D1 Grand Prix series for TOYO TIRES GLION TRUST RACING.
Margaretha Geertruida "Margreet" MacLeod (née Zelle; 7 August 187615 October 1917), better known by the stage name Mata Hari, was a Dutch exotic dancer and courtesan who was convicted of being a spy for Germany during World War IHowe, Russel Warren (1986).
Matt Keeslar (born October 15, 1972) is an American actor.
Matti Ossian Wuori (July 16, 1945 in Helsinki – October 15, 2005) was a lawyer, Finnish politician and was a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the Green League 1999–2004.
Māris Verpakovskis (born 15 October 1979 in Liepāja), is a Latvian footballer who currently plays for FK Karosta.
Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
Mervyn LeRoy (October 15, 1900 – September 13, 1987) was an American film director, film producer, author, and occasional actor.
Mesut Özil (born 15 October 1988) is a German professional footballer who plays for English club Arsenal and the Germany national team.
Michael Caton-Jones (born Michael Jones; 15 October 1957 in Broxburn, West Lothian, Scotland) is a Scottish film director.
Michél Mazingu-Sinda-Dinzey (born 15 October 1972), also known as Michél Dinzey, is a German born Congolese former footballer.
Michel Aumont (born 15 October 1936) is a French actor.
Paul-Michel Foucault (15 October 1926 – 25 June 1984), generally known as Michel Foucault, was a French philosopher, historian of ideas, social theorist, and literary critic.
MacHouston Baker (October 15, 1925 – November 27, 2012), known as Mickey Baker and Mickey "Guitar" Baker, was an American guitarist.
Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev, GCL (born 2 March 1931) is a Russian and former Soviet politician.
Mikhail Alekseevich Lavrentyev or Lavrentiev (Михаи́л Алексе́евич Лавре́нтьев) (November 19, 1900 – October 15, 1980) was a Soviet mathematician and hydrodynamicist.
Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov (p; –) was a Russian Romantic writer, poet and painter, sometimes called "the poet of the Caucasus", the most important Russian poet after Alexander Pushkin's death in 1837 and the greatest figure in Russian Romanticism.
Mildred Fay Jefferson (April 6, 1927 – October 15, 2010) was an American physician and political activist.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the ministry in the government of France that handles France's foreign relations.
Mira Nair (born 15 October 1957) is an Indian-American filmmaker based in New York City.
Mohammed Zahir Shah (محمد ظاهرشاه, محمد ظاهر شاه; 16 October 1914 – 23 July 2007) was the last King of Afghanistan, reigning from 8 November 1933 until he was deposed on 17 July 1973.
Joseph-Michel Montgolfier (26 August 1740 – 26 June 1810) and Jacques-Étienne Montgolfier (6 January 1745 – 2 August 1799) were paper manufacturers from Annonay, in Ardèche, France best known as inventors of the Montgolfière-style hot air balloon, globe aérostatique.
The Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam was a massive demonstration and teach-in across the United States against the United States involvement in the Vietnam War.
Moshe Sharett (משה שרת, born Moshe Shertok (Hebrew)‎ 15 October 1894 – 7 July 1965) was the second Prime Minister of Israel (1954–55), serving for a little under two years between David Ben-Gurion's two terms.
Mother's Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society.
Abū Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariyyā al-Rāzī (Abūbakr Mohammad-e Zakariyyā-ye Rāzī, also known by his Latinized name Rhazes or Rasis) (854–925 CE), was a Persian polymath, physician, alchemist, philosopher, and important figure in the history of medicine.
Napoléon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
Nasser El Sonbaty (October 15, 1965 – March 20, 2013) was a Serbian-Egyptian IFBB professional bodybuilder.
Nathaniel Thomas Huffman (April 2, 1975 – October 15, 2015) was an American professional basketball player, who played most of his career with Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, 1st Baronet (8 May 1735 – 15 October 1811) was a notable English portrait painter and later a politician.
The National Hockey League (NHL; Ligue nationale de hockey—LNH) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada.
National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD) (Spanish: El Dia Nacional de Concientizacion Latina del SIDA) takes place in the United States of America and its territories on October 15, the last day of National Hispanic Heritage Month, and aims to increase awareness of human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) in the Hispanic/Latino population living in the United States including Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
The National Revolutionary Army (NRA), sometimes shortened to Revolutionary Army (革命軍) before 1928, and as National Army (國軍) after 1928, was the military arm of the Kuomintang (KMT, or the Chinese Nationalist Party) from 1925 until 1947 in the Republic of China.
The Nationalist Party (Partit Nazzjonalista, PN) is a Christian democratic and conservative political party in Malta.
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) is an Indian television media company founded in 1988 by Radhika Roy, a journalist.
Neill Rawlins Sheridan (November 20, 1921 – October 15, 2015), nicknamed "Wild Horse," was an American professional baseball player whose 12-season career (1943–1954) largely took place in the minor leagues.
Nellie Rose Lutcher (October 15, 1912 – June 8, 2007) was an African-American R&B and jazz singer and pianist, who gained prominence in the late 1940s and early 1950s.
Neo-Nazism consists of post-World War II militant social or political movements seeking to revive and implement the ideology of Nazism.
Patriarch Neophyte (Патриарх Неофит, secular name Simeon Nikolov Dimitrov; born 15 October 1945 in Sofia) is the current head of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church from 24 February 2013.
Nevill Drury (1 October 1947 – 15 October 2013) was an English-born Australian editor and publisher, as well as the author of over 40 books on subjects ranging from shamanism and western magical traditions to art, music, and anthropology.
Newsday is an American daily newspaper that primarily serves Nassau and Suffolk counties and the New York City borough of Queens on Long Island, although it is sold throughout the New York metropolitan area.
Leroy Nicholas Barnes (born October 15, 1933) is an American former crime boss, active in New York City during the 1970s.
Norbert "Nobby" Wirkowski (August 20, 1926 – October 15, 2014) was an American and Canadian football player and coach.
The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish, Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is one of the five Nobel Prizes created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Nobelpriset i fysiologi eller medicin), administered by the Nobel Foundation, is awarded once a year for outstanding discoveries in the fields of life sciences and medicine.
Manuel Agudo Durán (born 15 October 1986), known as Nolito, is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a winger or a forward for Sevilla and the Spain national team.
Norethisterone, also known as norethindrone and sold under the brand names Aygestin and Primolut N among many others, is a progestin medication which is used in birth control pills, menopausal hormone therapy, and for the treatment of gynecological disorders.
Norodom Sihanouk (នរោត្តម សីហនុ; 31 October 192215 October 2012) was a Cambodian royal politician and the King of Cambodia.
North Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.
Nuclear weapons tests are experiments carried out to determine the effectiveness, yield, and explosive capability of nuclear weapons.
October 14 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - October 16 All fixed commemorations below celebrated on October 28 by Eastern Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.
The Oh-My-God particle was an ultra-high-energy cosmic ray detected on the evening of 15 October 1991 over Dugway Proving Ground, Utah, by the University of Utah's Fly's Eye Cosmic Ray Detector.
Ott Tänak (born 15 October 1987) is an Estonian rally driver.
The Ottoman Empire (دولت عليه عثمانیه,, literally The Exalted Ottoman State; Modern Turkish: Osmanlı İmparatorluğu or Osmanlı Devleti), also historically known in Western Europe as the Turkish Empire"The Ottoman Empire-also known in Europe as the Turkish Empire" or simply Turkey, was a state that controlled much of Southeast Europe, Western Asia and North Africa between the 14th and early 20th centuries.
Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse (15 October 188114 February 1975) was an English author and one of the most widely read humourists of the 20th century.
Nils Paul "Palle" Danielsson (born October 15, 1946) is a Swedish jazz double bassist born in Stockholm, Sweden, From 1974 to 1979, he was a member of Keith Jarrett's European quartet.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
A particle accelerator is a machine that uses electromagnetic fields to propel charged particles to nearly light speed and to contain them in well-defined beams.
William Joseph Patrick "Pat" O'Brien (November 11, 1899 – October 15, 1983) was an American film actor with more than 100 screen credits.
Petricia S. "Pat" Ward (June 17, 1957 – October 15, 2012) was an Iowa State Senator from the 30th District.
The Patriarch of Alexandria is the archbishop of Alexandria, Egypt.
Patricia Helen Jessel (15 October 1920 – 8 June 1968) was an English actress of stage, film and television.
Patricio Javier Urrutia Espinoza, nicknamed Pato (born October 15, 1978 in Ventanas, Los Ríos), is a retired Ecuadorian politician and professional footballer.
Paul Reynaud (15 October 1878 – 21 September 1966) was a French politician and lawyer prominent in the interwar period, noted for his stances on economic liberalism and militant opposition to Germany.
Paul William Robinson (born 15 October 1979) is an English former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper in the Premier League and Football League for Leeds United, Tottenham Hotspur, Blackburn Rovers and Burnley.
Paul Tanner (October 15, 1917 – February 5, 2013) was an American musician and a member of the Glenn Miller Orchestra.
Pauline Perry, Baroness Perry of Southwark (née Welch; born 15 October 1931) is an educator, educationist, academic, and activist.
Pauline Curuenavuli (born 15 October 1982), known professionally as Paulini, is a Fijian-born Australian singer, songwriter and actress.
Carole Penny MarshallBorn Carole Penny Marshall in 1943, as per My Mother Was Nuts, a Memoir, p. 10;.
Pernilla Wiberg (born 15 October 1970) is a Swedish former alpine ski racer and businesswoman, She competed on the World Cup circuit between 1990 and 2002, where she became one of the few all-event winners.
Peter Bakowski (born 15 October 1954) is an Australian poet.
Peter Charles Doherty, (born 15 October 1940) is an Australian veterinary surgeon and researcher in the field of medicine.
Peter Phillips (born 15 Oct 1953) is a British choral conductor and musicologist.
Peter Richardson (born 15 October 1951) is an English director, screenwriter, actor, and comedian.
Petronilla (29 June/11 August 1136 – 15 October 1173), whose name is also spelled Petronila or Petronella (Aragonese Peyronela or Payronella, and Peronella), was the Queen of Aragon from the abdication of her father in 1137 until her own abdication in 1164.
Philip Fotheringham-Parker (22 September 1907 in Beckenham, Kent – 15 October 1981 in Beckley, East Sussex) was a racing driver from England.
The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.
Pierre Jean-Marie Laval (28 June 1883 – 15 October 1945) was a French politician.
Pieter Jan (Piet) Boukema (19 July 1933, Veur – 15 October 2007, Amstelveen) was a Dutch jurist and politician.
Pope Gregory XIII (Gregorius XIII; 7 January 1502 – 10 April 1585), born Ugo Boncompagni, was Pope of the Catholic Church from 13 May 1572 to his death in 1585.
Theophilus was the 23rd Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St.
Urban VI (Urbanus VI; c. 1318 – 15 October 1389), born Bartolomeo Prignano, was Pope from 8 April 1378 to his death in 1389.
Powell Peralta is an American skateboard company founded by George Powell and Stacy Peralta in 1978.
A power outage (also called a power cut, a power out, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.
Prannoy Roy (born 15 October 1949) is an Indian journalist and media personality.
Preben Hempel Munthe (15 October 1922 - 3 January 2013) was a Norwegian economist.
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day is a day of remembrance for pregnancy loss and infant death, which includes, however is not limited to, miscarriage, stillbirth, SIDS, and the death of a newborn.
The Premier of New South Wales is the head of government in the state of New South Wales, Australia.
The Premier of Quebec (French: Premier ministre du Québec (masculine) or Première ministre du Québec (feminine)) is the head of government of the Canadian province of Quebec.
The Premier of Victoria is the Head of government in the Australian state of Victoria.
The President of Albania (Presidenti i Shqipërisë), officially styled the President of the Republic of Albania (Presidenti i Republikës së Shqipërisë), is the head of state, commander-in-chief of the military and the representative of the unity of the Albanian people.
The President of Austria, officially the Federal President of the Republic of Austria (Bundespräsident der Republik Österreich) is the head of state of the Austrian Republic.
The President of the French Republic (Président de la République française) is the executive head of state of France in the French Fifth Republic.
The President of the Republic of India is the head of state of India and the commander-in-chief of the Indian Armed Forces.
The President of the Generalitat of Catalonia (President de la Generalitat de Catalunya) is one of the bodies that the Statute of Autonomy of Catalonia stipulates as part of the Generalitat de Catalunya, others being the Parliament, the government, the Consell de Garanties Estatutàries and the Síndic de Greuges.
The Prime Minister of Cambodia (នាយករដ្ឋមន្ត្រីនៃព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា, Premier ministre du Cambodge) is the head of government of Cambodia.
The French Prime Minister (Premier ministre français) in the Fifth Republic is the head of government.
The Prime Minister of Israel (רֹאשׁ הַמֶּמְשָׁלָה, Rosh HaMemshala, lit. Head of the Government, Hebrew acronym: רה״מ; رئيس الحكومة, Ra'īs al-Ḥukūma) is the head of government of Israel and the most powerful figure in Israeli politics.
Princess Friederike of Hanover (born 15 October 1954 at Salem, Baden-Württemberg, Germany) is a member of the Royal House of Hanover.
A progestin is a type of medication which is used most commonly in hormonal birth control and menopausal hormone therapy.
This is a list of holidays in Burkina Faso.
Cambodia has numerous public holidays, including memorial holidays and religious holidays of Buddhist origin.
* January 1: New Year's Day.
Radoslav Židek (born October 15, 1981 in Žilina) is a snowboarder who became the first Slovak to win a Winter Olympics medal.
Rafael Vaganian (Ռաֆայել Արտյոմի Վահանյան, Rrafayel Artyomi Vahanyan, Рафаэль Артёмович Ваганян, Rafael Artemovich Vaganyan) is an Armenian chess grandmaster known for his sharp tactical style of play.
Raymond Nicolas Landry Poincaré (20 August 1860 – 15 October 1934) was a French statesman who served three times as 58th Prime Minister of France, and as President of France from 1913 to 1920.
Renato Antonio Coronado Corona (October 15, 1948 – April 29, 2016) was the 23rd Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines.
Richard Crump Miller (August 6, 1912 – October 15, 2010) was an American photographer best known for his vintage carbro prints, photos of celebrities, and work documenting the Hollywood Freeway.
Richard Lynn Carpenter (born October 15, 1946) is an American pop musician, best known as one half of the sibling duo The Carpenters, along with his sister Karen Carpenter.
Richard Field (1561–1616) was an English ecclesiological theologian associated with the work of Richard Hooker.
Robert Crause Baden-Powell, 3rd Baron Baden-Powell (born 15 October 1936) is the son of Carine Crause-Boardman and Peter Baden-Powell, 2nd Baron Baden-Powell, the grandson of Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell and Olave Baden-Powell, the great-nephew of Agnes Baden-Powell, Baden Baden-Powell, George Baden-Powell, and Warington Baden-Powell, and the great-grandson of Baden Powell.
Robert Herrick (baptised 24 August 1591 – buried 15 October 1674) was a 17th-century English lyric poet and cleric.
Robert Owens Tiernan (February 24, 1929 – October 15, 2014) was an American lawyer and politician from Rhode Island.
Robert Trout (born Robert Albert Blondheim, October 15, 1909 – November 14, 2000) was an American broadcast news reporter, best remembered for his radio work before and during World War II.
Robert Ward (October 15, 1938 – December 25, 2008) was an American blues and soul guitarist.
Roberto Vittori (born 15 October 1964 in Viterbo) is an Italian air force officer and an ESA astronaut.
Rod Wishart (born 15 October 1968 in Gerringong, New South Wales) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer of the 1990s.
Roscoe Tanner (born October 15, 1951) is a retired American professional tennis player, who turned pro in 1972 and reached a career-high world singles ranking of World No.
Roy Masters AM is an Australian sports journalist and former rugby league football coach.
Rudolf of Rheinfelden (– 15 October 1080) was Duke of Swabia from 1057 to 1079.
Rudolph Anthony Minarcin (March 25, 1930 – October 15, 2013) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1955 through 1957 for the Cincinnati Redlegs (1955) and Boston Red Sox (1956–57).
Ruijin is a county-level city of Ganzhou in the mountains bordering Fujian Province in south-eastern Jiangxi.
The Russo–Japanese War (Russko-yaponskaya voina; Nichirosensō; 1904–05) was fought between the Russian Empire and the Empire of Japan over rival imperial ambitions in Manchuria and Korea.
Rwanda (U Rwanda), officially the Republic of Rwanda (Repubulika y'u Rwanda; République du Rwanda), is a sovereign state in Central and East Africa and one of the smallest countries on the African mainland.
S. S. Van Dine (also styled S.S. Van Dine) is the pseudonym used by American art critic Willard Huntington Wright (October 15, 1888 – April 11, 1939) when he wrote detective novels. Wright was an important figure in avant-garde cultural circles in pre-World War I New York, and under the pseudonym (which he originally used to conceal his identity) he created the immensely popular fictional detective Philo Vance, a sleuth and aesthete who first appeared in books in the 1920s, then in movies and on the radio.
Saban Entertainment, Inc. (along with Saban International, which operated outside the US; current legal name is BVS Entertainment, Inc.) is a worldwide-served independent American-Israeli television production company formed in 1980 by music and television producers Haim Saban and Shuki Levy as "Saban Productions".
is an Olympic and former World-Record-holding freestyle swimmer from Japan.
The Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale (SSHWS), formerly the Saffir–Simpson hurricane scale (SSHS), classifies hurricanesWestern Hemisphere tropical cyclones that exceed the intensities of tropical depressions and tropical stormsinto five categories distinguished by the intensities of their sustained winds.
Sai Baba of Shirdi, also known as Shirdi Sai Baba, was an Indian spiritual master who is regarded by his devotees as a saint, a fakir, a satguru and an incarnation (avatar) of Lord Shiva.
Saint Helena is a volcanic tropical island in the South Atlantic Ocean, east of Rio de Janeiro and 1,950 kilometres (1,210 mi) west of the Cunene River, which marks the border between Namibia and Angola in southwestern Africa.
Saint Petersburg Governorate (Санкт-Петербу́ргская губе́рния, Sankt-Peterburgskaya guberniya), or Government of Saint Petersburg, was an administrative division (a guberniya) of the Tsardom of Russia, the Russian Empire, and the Russian SFSR, which existed in 1708–1927.
, (born 15 October 1944) is an Albanian cardiologist and politician who served as the second President of Albania from 1992 to 1997 and Prime Minister from 2005 to 2013.
Samuel Holyoke (October 15, 1762 - February 7, 1820) was an American composer and teacher of vocal and instrumental music.
Samuel Greig, or Samuil Karlovich Greig (Самуи́л Ка́рлович Грейг), as he was known in Russia (30 November 1735, Inverkeithing, Fife, Scotland – 15 October 1788, Tallinn, Estonia, Russian Empire) was a Scottish-born Russian admiral who distinguished himself in the Battle of Chesma (1770) and the Battle of Hogland (1788).
Sarah Kofman (September 14, 1934 – October 15, 1994) was a French philosopher, born in Paris.
Sarah, Duchess of York (born Sarah Margaret Ferguson; 15 October 1959), also referred to by the nickname "Fergie", is a British writer, charity patron, public speaker, film producer and television personality.
Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and the second-largest in the Solar System, after Jupiter.
Sergei Aleksandrovich Filippenkov (Серге́й Александрович Филиппенков; 2 August 1971 – 15 October 2015) was a Russian football manager and player.
Count Sergey Kuzmich Vyazmitinov (Серге́й Кузьмич Вязьмитинов) (7 October 1744 – 15 October 1819, Saint Petersburg), was a Russian general and statesman.
Shenzhou 5 — was the first human spaceflight mission of the Chinese space program, launched on 15 October 2003.
The Siege of Vienna in 1529 was the first attempt by the Ottoman Empire, led by Suleiman the Magnificent, to capture the city of Vienna, Austria.
Siiri Nordin (born 15 October 1980 in Helsinki) is a Finnish singer.
A sitcom, short for "situation comedy", is a genre of comedy centered on a fixed set of characters who carry over from episode to episode.
The sound barrier or sonic barrier is a popular term for the sudden increase in aerodynamic drag and other effects experienced by an aircraft or other object when it approaches supersonic speed.
Stacy Peralta (born October 15, 1957) is an American director and entrepreneur.
Stanisław Kiecal (September 14, 1886 – October 15, 1910), better known in the boxing world as Stanley Ketchel, was a Polish American professional boxer who became one of the greatest World Middleweight Champions in history.
Stanley Purl Menzo (born 15 October 1963) is a retired Dutch footballer who played as a goalkeeper, and worked as a manager of Ajax Cape Town in the South African Premier Soccer League.
The State Conciliator of Norway (Riksmekleren, until 2012 Riksmeklingsmannen) is a mediator's office of Norway.
Stepan Andriyovych Bandera (Степан Андрійович Бандера, Stepan Andrijowycz Bandera; 1 January 1909 – 15 October 1959) was a Ukrainian political activist and a leader of the nationalist and independence movement of Ukraine.
Stephen Roy Arthurworrey (born 15 October 1994) is an English professional footballer who plays as a defender most recently for Fulham.
Stephen Clarke (born 15 October 1958 in St. Albans) is a British author.
Stephy Tang (born 15 October 1983) is a Hong Kong singer and actress.
Stephen Phillip Bracks AC (born 15 October 1954) is a former Australian politician and the 44th Premier of Victoria.
George Stephen (Steve) Camacho (October 15, 1945 – October 2, 2015) was a West Indian cricketer who played in eleven Tests from 1968 to 1971 as an opening batsman and occasional leg-spin bowler.
James Alexander Stewart Stevenson (known as Stewart Stevenson) (Gaelic: Seamus Alasdair Stiùbhart MacSteafain) (born 1946) is a Scottish National Party (SNP) politician who has been a Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) since 2001.
A submarine (or simply sub) is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.
The surface wave magnitude (M_s) scale is one of the magnitude scales used in seismology to describe the size of an earthquake.
Suryakant Tripathi 'Nirala' (21 February 189915 October 1961) was one of the most famous figures of modern Hindi literature.
Sweetest Day is a holiday that is celebrated in the Midwestern United States, and parts of the Northeastern United States, also in the northern part of Florida on the third Saturday in October.
Andrzej Tadeusz Bonawentura Kościuszko (Andrew Thaddeus Bonaventure Kosciuszko; February 4 or 12, 1746 – October 15, 1817) was a Polish-Lithuanian military engineer, statesman, and military leader who became a national hero in Poland, Lithuania, Belarus, and the United States.
(born October 15, 1978) is a retired Japanese professional wrestler.
Tallinn (or,; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Estonia.
Temür Öljeytü Khan (translit; ᠥᠯᠵᠡᠶᠢᠲᠦ ᠲᠡᠮᠦᠷ), born Temür (also spelled Timur, Төмөр, October 15, 1265 – February 10, 1307), also known by the temple name Chengzong (Emperor Chengzong of Yuan) was the second emperor of the Yuan dynasty, ruling from May 10, 1294 to February 10, 1307.
The Temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus, also known as the Temple of Jupiter Capitolinus (italic; Tempio di Giove Ottimo Massimo; English: "Temple of Jupiter Best and Greatest on the Capitoline") was the most important temple in Ancient Rome, located on the Capitoline Hill.
Saint Teresa of Ávila, also called Saint Teresa of Jesus, baptized as Teresa Sánchez de Cepeda y Ahumada (28 March 15154 October 1582), was a prominent Spanish mystic, Roman Catholic saint, Carmelite nun and author during the Counter Reformation, and theologian of contemplative life through mental prayer.
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire is a six-volume work by the English historian Edward Gibbon.
Saint Thecla of Kitzingen (Tecla of England, Heilga) (died ca. 790 AD) was a Benedictine nun and abbess.
Theodoros I Komnenos Laskaris (Θεόδωρος Α' Λάσκαρις, Theodōros I Laskaris; c. 1174/5 – 1221/August 1222) was the first Emperor of Nicaea (reigned 1204/05–1221/22).
Thomas Robert Bugeaud, marquis de la Piconnerie, duc d'Isly (15 October 178410 June 1849) was a Marshal of France and Governor-General of Algeria.
Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara (21 December 1949 – 15 October 1987) was a Burkinabé pro-people revolutionary, Marxist, pan-Africanist and President of Burkina Faso from 1983 to 1987.
ThrustSSC, Thrust SSC or Thrust supersonic car, is a British jet-propelled car developed by Richard Noble, Glynne Bowsher, Ron Ayers, Jeremy Bliss, Reece Liebenberg and Joshua Hambury.
Toriano "Tito" Jackson (born October 15, 1953) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
Todd Solondz (born October 15, 1959) is an American independent film screenwriter and director known for his style of dark, thought-provoking, socially conscious satire.
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States.
Tom Boonen (born 15 October 1980) is a Belgian former road bicycle racer, who competed as a professional between 2002 and 2017, for the and teams.
Tommy Bishop (born.
Norman Antony Hart (15 October 1925 – 18 January 2009)Debrett's People of Today 2008, Debrett's Peerage Ltd, 2007.
In law, treason is the crime that covers some of the more extreme acts against one's nation or sovereign.
Trent Moir Zimmerman (born 15 October 1968) is an Australian politician.
Tug of war (also known as war of tug, tug o' war, tug war, rope war, rope pulling, tugging war or toutrek) is a sport that directly puts two teams against each other in a test of strength: teams pull on opposite ends of a rope, with the goal being to bring the rope a certain distance in one direction against the force of the opposing team's pull.
Tyrone Donnive Young (April 29, 1960 – October 15, 2015) was an American college and professional football player who was a wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL) for two seasons during the 1980s.
In astroparticle physics, an ultra-high-energy cosmic ray (UHECR) is a cosmic ray particle with a kinetic energy greater than eV, far beyond both the rest mass and energies typical of other cosmic ray particles.
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is an agency of United Nations and coordinates its environmental activities, assisting developing countries in implementing environmentally sound policies and practices.
The University of Utah (also referred to as the U, U of U, or Utah) is a public coeducational space-grant research university in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.
Utah is a state in the western United States.
Vanessa Marcil (born Sally Vanessa Ortiz; October 15, 1968) is an American actress.
Varian Mackey Fry (October 15, 1907 – September 13, 1967) was an American journalist.
Vítor Manuel Martins Baía, OIH (born 15 October 1969) is a retired Portuguese footballer who played as a goalkeeper.
Vichy France (Régime de Vichy) is the common name of the French State (État français) headed by Marshal Philippe Pétain during World War II.
Victor Banerjee (born Partho Sarathi Banerjee, 15 October 1946) is an Indian actor who appears in English, Hindi, Bengali and Assamese language films.
Victoria Regina Spivey (October 15, 1906 – October 3, 1976), sometimes known as Queen Victoria, was an American blues singer and songwriter.
The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
Vincennes is a commune in the Val-de-Marne department in the eastern suburbs of Paris, France.
Vincent Canby (July 27, 1924 – October 15, 2000) was an American film and theatre critic who served as the chief film critic for The New York Times from 1969 until the early 1990s, then its chief theatre critic from 1994 until his death in 2000.
Publius Vergilius Maro (traditional dates October 15, 70 BC – September 21, 19 BC), usually called Virgil or Vergil in English, was an ancient Roman poet of the Augustan period.
Virginia Lee Burton (August 30, 1909 – October 15, 1968), also known by her married name, Virginia Demetrios, was an American illustrator and children's book author.
Vivian Vance (born Vivian Roberta Jones; July 26, 1909 – August 17, 1979) was an American television and theater actress and singer.
Vyacheslav Gennadievich Butusov (Вячеслав Геннадьевич Бутусов; born October 15, 1961, in Bugach, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union), is a Russian singer and songwriter.
William Eugene Smith (December 30, 1918 – October 15, 1978) was an American photojournalist, who has been described as "perhaps the single most important American photographer in the development of the editorial photo essay." His major photo essays include World War II photographs, the dedication of an American country doctor and a nurse midwife, the clinic of Dr Schweitzer in French Equatorial Africa, the city of Pittsburgh, and the pollution which damaged the health of the residents of Minamata in Japan.
Walter Alberto López Gasco (born 15 October 1985) is a Uruguayan footballer who currently plays for Italian club Spezia in defence or midfield.
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The West Gate Bridge is a steel box girder cable-stayed bridge in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
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William Christopher Zeise (October 15, 1789 – November 12, 1847) was a prominent early Danish organic chemist.
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Wolfgang Lüth (15 October 1913 – 14 May 1945) was the second most successful German U-boat ace of World War II.
The most loved President of India, Dr.
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Zdeněk Fibich (21 December 1850 – 15 October 1900) was a Czech composer of classical music.
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Choi Jun-hong (Hangul: 최준홍; born October 15, 1996), better known by his stage name Zelo, is a South Korean rapper, dancer, singer and beatboxer.
Year 1002 (MII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
1066 (MLXVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1080 (MLXXX) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1173 (MCLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1211 (MCCXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1218 (MCCXVIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1243 (MCCXLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1265 (MCCLXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1326 (MCCCXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1385 (MCCCLXXXV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1389 (MCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1404 (MCDIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1471 (MCDLXXI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1496 (MCDXCVI) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
The 15 October 2011 global protests were part of a series of protests inspired by the Arab Spring, the Icelandic protests, the Portuguese "Geração à Rasca", the Spanish "Indignants", the Greek protests, and the Occupy movement.
Year 1529 (MDXXIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1542 (MDXLII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1561 (MDLXI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1564 (MDLXIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1582 (MDLXXXII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar, and a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Proleptic Gregorian calendar.
In the Swedish calendar it was a common year starting on Tuesday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.
In the Swedish calendar it was a common year starting on Sunday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.
The French Republic introduced the French Revolutionary Calendar starting with the year I.
This year was known as the Year Without a Summer, because of low temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere, the result of the Mount Tambora volcanic eruption in Indonesia in 1815.
In Germany, 1888 is known as the Year of the Three Emperors.
As of March 1 (O.S. February 17), when the Julian calendar acknowledged a leap day and the Gregorian calendar did not, the Julian calendar fell one day further behind, bringing the difference to 13 days until February 28 (O.S. February 15), 2100.
As the second year of the massive Russo-Japanese War began, more than 100,000 died in the largest world battles of that era, and the war chaos lead to a revolution against the Tsar (Shostakovich's 11th Symphony is subtitled The Year 1905 to commemorate this).
According to NASA reports, 1908 was the coldest recorded year since 1880.
This year saw the beginning of what became known as World War I, after an heir to the Austrian throne was assassinated by a Serbian nationalist.
Below, the events of the First World War have the "WWI" prefix.
This year was famous for the October Revolution in Russia, by Vladimir Lenin.
This year is famous for the end of the First World War, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, as well as for the flu pandemic, that killed 50-100 million people worldwide.
This year marked the end of a period known in American history as the Roaring Twenties after the Wall Street Crash of 1929 ushered in a worldwide Great Depression.
This year also marks the start of the Second World War, the largest and deadliest conflict in human history.
Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" acronym.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
This year also marks the end of the Second World War, the deadliest conflict in human history.
It is also known as the "Year of Africa" because of major events—particularly the independence of seventeen African nations—that focused global attention on the continent and intensified feelings of Pan-Africanism.
As MAD Magazine pointed out on its cover for the March 1961 issue, this was the first "upside-up" year — i.e., one in which the numerals that form the year look the same as when the numerals are rotated upside down, a strobogrammatic number — since 1881.
This was the year of the Protests of 1968.
The year is associated with the first manned landing on the Moon (Apollo 11).
The world population increased by 2.1% this year, the highest increase in history.
Within the context of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) it was the longest year ever, as two leap seconds were added during this 366-day year, an event which has not since been repeated.
It was also declared the International Women's Year by the United Nations and the European Architectural Heritage Year by the Council of Europe.
The year 1983 saw both the official beginning of the Internet and the first mobile cellular telephone call.
The year 1985 was designated as the International Youth Year by the United Nations.
The year 1986 was designated as the International Year of Peace by the United Nations.
In the 20th century, the year 1988 has the most Roman numeral digits (11).
1989 was a turning point in political history because a wave of revolutions swept the Eastern Bloc in Europe, starting in Poland and Hungary, with experiments in power sharing, coming to a head with the opening of the Berlin Wall in November, and the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia, embracing the overthrow of the communist dictatorship in Romania in December, and ending in December 1991 with the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
Important events of 1990 include the Reunification of Germany and the unification of Yemen, the formal beginning of the Human Genome Project (finished in 2003), the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, the separation of Namibia from South Africa, and the Baltic states declaring independence from the Soviet Union amidst Perestroika.
It was the year that is usually considered the final year of the Cold War that had begun in the late 1940s.
The year 1994 was designated as the "International Year of the Family" and the "International Year of Sport and the Olympic Ideal" by the United Nations.
This was the first year that the Internet was entirely privatized, with the United States government no longer providing public funding.
1996 was designated as.
1999 was designated as the International Year of Older Persons.
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2005 was designated as.
The 2005 Toledo riot, on October 15, 2005, occurred when the National Socialist Movement (NSM), a neo-Nazi organization, planned a march to protest African-American gang activity in the North End of Toledo, in the U.S. state of Ohio.
2006 was designated as.
The 2006 Kiholo Bay earthquake occurred on October 15 at with a moment magnitude of 6.7 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe).
2007 was designated as.
The 2007 New Zealand raids were a series of armed police arrests conducted on 15 October 2007, in response to the discovery of an alleged paramilitary training camp in the Urewera mountain range near the town of Ruatoki.
2008 was designated as.
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2013 was designated as.
The 2013 Bohol earthquake occurred on October 15 at in Bohol, an island province located in Central Visayas, Philippines.
2014 was designated as.
2015 was designated as.
2016 was designated as.
2017 was designated as International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by the United Nations General Assembly.
Year 412 (CDXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 70 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar.
Year 892 (DCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 898 (DCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 912 (CMXII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 925 (CMXXV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 961 (CMLXI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 99 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar.