On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 2008

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • MLB National League Championship: Philadelphia Phillies beat Los Angeles Dodgers, 4 games to 1

Famous Deaths

  • Edie Adams [Edith Enke], American businesswoman, singer, actress and comedian (Murial Cigar), dies at 81
  • Fazıl Hüsnü Dağlarca, Turkish poet (b. 1914)
  • Jack Narz, American TV game show host (Dotto, Video Village), dies at 85
  • Nathan Davis, American actor ( Dunston Checks In, Holes, Code of Silence), dies from emphysema and pneumonia at 91
  • Tom Tresh, American baseball infielder (MLB All Star 1962-63; AL Rookie of Year 1962; NY Yankees), dies from a heart attack at 70