On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 2015

Historical Events

  • Flash floods on the French Riviera kill at least 19 people
  • Host nation England crashes out of Rugby World Cup in pool stage; loses to Australia, 33-13 at Twickenham; Bernard Foley scores 2 tries and kicks 4 penalties & 3 conversions for the Wallabies
  • US airstrike hits Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, killing around 19

Famous Deaths

  • Dave Pike, American jazz vibraphone and marimba player, dies at 77
  • Denis Healey, English politician (Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer), dies at 98
2015 Highlights

About October 3, 2015

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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