What Happened on October 9, 2015

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

Famous Deaths

  • Geoffrey Howe, British politician (Chancellor and Foreign Secretary under Thatcher), dies at 88
  • Gordon Honeycombe, British broadcaster/author, dies at 79
  • Richard F. Heck, American chemist who discovered the Heck Reaction (Nobel Prize 2010), dies at 84