On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 2017

Historical Events

  • 500 wildfires occur in Portugal and Northern Spain fanned by winds from Hurricane Ophelia, killing at least 35
  • 60 Minutes and The Washington Post publish story detailing how Congress passed a bill sponsored by Tom Marino that hindered the fight against the opioid crisis

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Actress Alyssa Milano's tweet “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’" prompts flood of replies across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

Actress and Activist Alyssa Milano
Actress and Activist
Alyssa Milano
  • Austrian legislative elections: Austrian People's Party (ÖVP) win most seats (62), led by Sebastian Kurz (31)
2017 Highlights

About October 15, 2017

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 3 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra