October 15th Holidays, Horoscope and History

All About October 15th

Holidays, Horoscope and History

October 15th Holidays

October 15th Horoscope

  • Date range: September 23 – October 22
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  • Element: Air
  • Quality: Cardinal
  • Color: Pink, Green
  • Ruler: Venus
  • Lucky Numbers: 4, 6, 13, 15, 24
  • Personality Traits: Cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, stable, common sense, social but upsets easily, holds grudges, plays the victim
  • Famous Libras: Neve Cambell, Kate Winslet, Jesse Eisenberg, Sigourney Weaver, Hugh Jackman, Matt Damon, Naomi Watts, Will Smith, Viggo Mortenson, Zac Effron, Gwyneth Paltrow, Clive Owen, Hillary Duff, Tim Robbins, John Krasinski, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Alicia Silverstone, Susan Surandon, Eminem, Elisabeth Shue.

October 15th History

  • 1793 – Queen Marie Antoinette of France is tried and convicted, and condemned to death the following day.
  • 1815 – Napoleon begins his exile on Saint Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean. 
  • 1844 – Friedrich Nietzsche was a gifted philosopher who became the youngest ever professor at Basel University aged 24 in 1869 was born today.
  • 1878 – The Edison Electric Light Company begins operation.
  • 1879 – The Segura river in southeastern Spain floods, killing 1077 people.
  • 1888 – The “From Hell” letter allegedly sent by Jack the Ripper is received by investigators.
  • 1930 – The #1 movie was Whoopee!.
  • 1959 – Emeril Lagasse, American chef was born in Fall River, MA.
  • 1966 – The Black Panther Party is created by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale.
  • 1969 – The #1 movie was Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
  • 1970 – Ginuwine, American singer-songwriter was born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1977 – Debbie Boone’s “You Light Up My Life” goes #1 & stays #1 where it stays for 10 weeks.
  • 1986 – The #1 song was When I Think of You by Janet Jackson.
  • 1988 – The #1 movie was The Accused starring Jodie Foster.
  • 1989 – Wayne Gretzky becomes the all-time leading points scorer in the NHL.
  • 1991 – The “Oh-My-God particle“, an ultra-high-energy cosmic ray measured at 40,000,000 times that of the highest energy protons produced in a particle accelerator is observed at the University of Utah HiRes observatory in Dugway Proving Ground, Utah.
  • 1996 – The #1 song was Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los del Rio & Matrix (Artist) (1995-08-14).
  • 2001 – NASA’s Galileo spacecraft passes within 112 miles of Jupiter’s moon Io.
  • 2011 – The 2011 Global Protests occur.
  • 2013 – The 7.2 Mw Bohol earthquake strikes the Philippines. At least 215 die.
  • 2014 – The #1 song is All About That Bass by Meghan Trainor.
  • 2017 – Actress Alyssa Milano tweeted “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’” prompts flood of replies across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. #MeToo 

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