This Day in History on 15 October
The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.
On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 15 October. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.
World Students’ Day
1927 – B. S. Abdur Rahman, Indian businessman and philanthropist (d. 2015)
1931 – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Indian engineer, academic, and politician, 11th President of India (d. 2015)
1934 – N. Ramani, Indian flute player (d. 2015)
1946 – Victor Banerjee, Indian actor and director
1949 – Prannoy Roy, Indian journalist, economist, and broadcaster, founded NDTV
1955 – Kulbir Bhaura, Indian field hockey player
1957 – Mira Nair, Indian-American actress, director, and producer
Death/ Death Anniversary
1918 – Sai Baba of Shirdi, Indian guru and saint (b. 1838)
1961 – Suryakant Tripathi ‘Nirala’, Indian poet and author (b. 1896)