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.

Important Days

World Students’ Day

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

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)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History