On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 2012

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Hilary Mantel wins the 2012 Man Booker Prize for her novel "Bring Up the Bodies"

Famous Deaths

  • Claude Cheysson, French politician (Minister of Foreign Affairs), dies at 92

Person of interestNorodom Sihanouk

Norodom Sihanouk, King of Cambodia, dies from a heart attack at 89

King of Cambodia Norodom Sihanouk
King of Cambodia
Norodom Sihanouk