On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 2011

Historical Events

  • Global protests break out in 951 cities in 82 countries
  • Legoland Florida (the world's largest Legoland theme park) opens in Winter Haven, Florida
  • MLB American League Championship: Texas Rangers beat Detroit Tigers, 4 games to 2

Famous Weddings

Shannen Doherty

"Charmed" TV actress Shannen Doherty (40) weds photographer Kurt Iswarienko (37) in Malibu

Famous Deaths

  • Elizabeth "Betty" Driver, British singer and actress (Coronation Street; Pardon the Expression), dies from pneumonia at 91
2011 Highlights

About October 15, 2011

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Someone Like You - Adele
  • UK #1 Song: We Found Love - Rihanna Ft. Calvin Harris