Today in History for 15th October 1985

Historical Events

Events 1 - 3 of 3

- Nobel prize for economics awarded to Franco Modigliani
- Shelley Taylor of Australia makes fastest swim ever around Manhattan Island, doing it in 6 hours 12 minutes 29 seconds
- Shuttle Columbia carries Spacelab into orbit

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 2 of 2

- Marcos Martinez Ucha, Spanish racing driver
- Walter López, Uruguayan footballer

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 1 of 1

- Meret Oppenheim, writer, dies at 72

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