Learn with Dates 15 October – What happened today in history?

Learn with Dates 15 October – What happened today in history?

Global Handwashing Day

Global Handwashing Day occurs on 15 October of each year

international handwashing promotion campaign to motivate and mobilize people around the world to improve their hand washing habits

Respiratory and intestinal diseases can be reduced by 25-50%

First Time – 15 October 2008

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam – Indian aerospace scientist and politician

Born – 15 October 1931

Died –  27 July 2015

served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007

 Padma Bhushan in 1981 & Padma Vibhushan in 1990

 Bharat Ratna in 1997


World Students’ Day

marked on A. P. J. Abdul Kalam’s birthday, 15 October

in 2010 the United Nations declared 15 October “World Students’ Day”

Air India

Founded – 15 October 1932 (as Tata Airlines)

founded by J. R. D. Tata as Tata Airlines(Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata)

After World War II, it became a public limited company and was renamed as Air India.


Born – 15 October 1542

Died – 27 October 1605

Abu’l-Fath Jalal-ud-din Muhammad Akbar

3rd Mughal Emperor

Reign – 11 February 1556 – 27 October 1605

Sai Baba of Shirdi

Died – 15 October 1918

Indian spiritual master who is regarded by his

devotees to be a manifestation of Sri Dattaguru

He was revered by both his Hindu and Muslim devotees during, as well as after his lifetime.

His teachings concentrate on a moral code of love, forgiveness, helping others, charity, contentment, inner peace and devotion to the God and guru.

Updated on 20 Oct 2020  |  by admin