15th October

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October 19, 2021

October 15 is the 288th day (289th day in a leap year) in the Gregorian calendar.

Events

1815 – French Emperor Napoleon I is exiled to St. Helena in the Atlantic Ocean. 1917 – Dutch exotic dancer Mata Hari is executed by firing squad in France on charges of being a German spy. 1950 - Seki City is founded in Gifu Prefecture, Japan. 1970 - Anwar Sadat is sworn in as president of Egypt. 1980 - The Indonesian environmental organization Walhi was founded. 1990 - Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev wins the Nobel Peace Prize. 1998 - The Indonesian National Commission on Violence Against Women was established. 2003 - China launches Shenzhou 5, their first manned space mission with astronaut Yang Liwei. 2012 - Joko Widodo and Basuki Tjahaja Purnama were inaugurated as Governor and Deputy Governor of DKI Jakarta for the period 2012-2017.

Birth

Up to 1900

70 BC – Virgil, Roman poet (d. 19 BC) 1608 – Evangelista Torricelli, Italian physicist (d. 1647) 1785 – José Miguel Carrera, Chilean general and founder (d. 1821) 1844 - Friedrich Nietzsche, German philosopher (d. 1900) 1876 ​​– Elmer Drew Merrill, United States botanist (d. 1956) 1894 – Moshe Sharett, 2nd Prime Minister of Israel (d. 1965) 1900 - Mervyn LeRoy, American film director (d. 1987)

1901-1950

1915 – Yitzhak Shamir, Israeli politician (d. 2012) 1920 - Mario Puzo, American novelist (d. 1999) 1923 - Italian writer Italo Calvino (d. 1985) 1926 - Michel Foucault, French philosopher (d. 1984) 1931 - Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, 11th President of India 1940 – Peter Doherty, Australian immunologist, Nobel laureate 1944 – Sali Berisha, President of Albania 1944 – David Trimble, Irish politician, Nobel laureate 1948 – Chris de Burgh, Irish singer and songwriter

1951-2000

1959 – Sarah Ferguson, ex-wife of Prince Andrew, Duke of York 1966 - Jorge Campos, Mexican footballer 1968 - Didier Deschamps, French footballer 1969 - Dominic West, British actor 1969 – Vítor Baía, Portuguese footballer 1970 - Eric Benét, American singer 1975 - Irfan Hakim, Indonesian host 1976 - Nikolay Baskov, Russian singer 1977 - David Trezeguet, French footballer 1977 – Patricio Urrutia, Ecuadorian footballer 1979 - Paul Robinson, England goalkeeper 1980 - Tom Boonen, Belgian cyclist 1981 - Elena Dementieva, Russian tennis player 1983 - Bruno Senna, Brazilian race car driver 1986 - Lee Donghae, South Korean singer (Super Junior) 1988 - Mesut zil, German footballer 1994 - Arbani Yasiz, Indonesian actor 1996 - Prilly Latuconsina, Indonesian actress and singer 1996 - Choi Junhong, South Korean singer (B.A.P) 1999 - Bailee Madison, American child actress 1999 - Erika Ebisawa, former member of JKT48

Died

1389 - Pope Urban VI 1564 - Vesalius, Flemish anatomist (b. 1514) 1917 - Mata Hari, Dutch dancer and spy (b. 1876) 1945 – Pierre Laval, Prime Minister of France (convicted of shooting) (b. 1883) 1946 – Hermann Göring, commander of the airborne forces of Nazi Germany (suicide) (b. 1893) 1964 – Cole Porter, United States composer (b. 1891) 1987 - Thomas Sankara, revolutionary and leader of Burkina Faso (killed) (b. 1949) 2000 – Konrad Emil Bloch, German-born biochemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1912) 2001 - Zhang Xueliang, Chinese ruler of Manchuria (b. 1901) 2003 – Bertram N. Brockhouse, Canadian physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1918) 2008 - Suzanna, Indonesian horror film star (b. 1942) 2012 - Norodom Sihanouk, Cambodian statesman (b. 1922) 2017 - Choirul Huda, goalkeeper for Persela Lamongan (b. 1979)

Holidays and anniversaries

2001 - Isra' Mi'raj of the Prophet Muhammad SAW 1422 Hijri. 2013 - Eid al-Adha 1434 Hijri. World Handwashing Day with Soap World Animal Rights Day. 14 October - 15 October - 16 October

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