Historical Events on October 15th, 2003

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • China launches Shenzhou 5, its first manned space mission.
  • MLB National League Championship: Florida Marlins beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 3
  • The Staten Island Ferry boat Andrew J. Barberi collides with a pier at the St. George Ferry Terminal in Staten Island, killing 11 people and injuring 43.