On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 2001

Historical Events

  • NASA's Galileo spacecraft passes within 112 miles of Jupiter's moon Io.
  • The first tanker loading of the new $2.5-billion Kazakh-Russia Pipeline takes place

Famous Deaths

  • Zhang Xueliang, Chinese ruler of Manchuria (b. 1901)
2001 Highlights

About October 15, 2001

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 19 years and 11 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra