On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

George Brett is forced out of World Series with hemorrhoids

MLB Third Baseman George Brett
MLB Third Baseman
George Brett
  • Nobel Prize in Economics awarded to Lawrence R Klein

Famous Birthdays

  • Siiri Nordin, Finnish singer (Killer)
  • Tom Boonen, Belgian cyclist

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Rod Taylor (50) weds Carol Kikumura

Actor Rod Taylor
Rod Taylor

Famous Deaths

  • Apostolos Nikolaidis, Greek footballer and volleyball player (b. 1896)
  • Mikhail Lavrentyev, Russian physicist and mathematician (b. 1900)