What Happened on October 7, 2015

Historical Events

  • Nobel prize in Chemistry awarded to Tomas Lindahl (Sweden), Paul Modrich (US) and Aziz Sancar (Turkey) for work on cells DNA repair

Event of Interest

US President Barack Obama apologises to Doctors without Borders President and the President of Afghanistan for the bombing of a hospital in Kunduz

Famous Deaths

  • Gail Zappa (née Sloatman), American business secretary and wife of musician and composer Frank Zappa, dies of lung cancer at 70

About October 7, 2015

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Hills - The Weeknd
  • UK #1 Song: Writing's On The Wall - Sam Smith