What Happened on October 1, 2015

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • A gunman kills 8 students and a teacher at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon
  • Cargo ship El Faro goes missing with 33 crew during Hurricane Joaquin near the Bahamas
  • Mudslide on the outskirts of Guatemala City leaves at least 131 dead and 300 missing

Famous Deaths

  • Don Edwards, American politician and civil rights champion (Rep-D-CA, 1963-94), dies at 100