On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 2015

Historical Events

  • North Korea creates its own time zone -moving its clocks back half an hour to GMT+8.5

Famous Deaths

  • Gordon "Jazz" Summers, British music manager (Wham; Snow Patrol), dies at 71
  • Julian Bond, American civil rights leader and politician (D-Ga), dies at 75
2015 Highlights

About August 15, 2015

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Independence Day (India)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo