On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 2020

Historical Events

  • Thai government issues emergency decree banning public gatherings amid increasing pro-democracy protests and criticism of the king

Famous Deaths

  • Gordon Haskell, British pop, rock and blues musician (Fleur De Lys; King Crimson, 1970; Harry's Bar), dies of cancer at 74
  • Sonja Edström-Ruthström, Swedish cross-country skier (Olympic gold 3 × 5k relay 1960), dies at 89
2020 Highlights

About October 15, 2020

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra