What Happened on October 9, 2015

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Music releaseAlbum Release

Selena Gomez releases her studio album "Revival", goes to No. 1 on Billboard 200

Singer and Actress Selena Gomez
Singer and Actress
Selena Gomez
  • 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
  • N. Ramani, Indian flutist, dies at 80
  • Richard F. Heck, American chemist who discovered the Heck Reaction (Nobel Prize 2010), dies at 84