On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 2015

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Nobel prize for Physics awarded to Takaaki Kajita (Japan) and Arthur McDonald (Canada) for work on neutrinos

Famous Deaths

  • Árpád Göncz, Hungarian politician, 1st post-communist President (1990-2000), dies at 93
  • Billy Joe Royal, American country and pop singer (Down in the Boondocks), dies at 73
  • Kevin Corcoran, American actor (Swiss Family Robinson, Babes in Toyland), dies at 66
  • Sandra Spuzich, American golfer (US Open 1966), dies of leukemia at 78