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 This day in History - October 15
378 Historic Events for October 15
1991

Clarence Thomas is confirmed as Supreme Court Justice (52-48)

Event
1991

Hotze de Roos, carpenter/kid book writer (Chameleon series), dies

Death
1991

Owen Joseph Kline, son of Phoebe Cates and Kevin Kline

Birth
1992

Howard Stern radio show begins broadcasting on WLUP-AM, Chicago

Event
1992

Dorothy Helen Baker, mother of Diane Baker, dies at 78

Death
1992

Charles Taylor launches an offensive against Monrovia Liberia

Event
1992

NYC Subway motorman Robert Ray convicted of manslaughter in death of 5 riders, when he fell asleep drunk while in control of train

Event
1993

Ken E Jones, musician (New Amsterdam Symph Orch), dies of AIDS at 34

Death
1993

Guardian Angel Lisa Evers Sliwa files for divorce from Curtis Sliwa

Event
1993

Amstel brewery on Cura‡ao produces 1,000,000,000th bottle

Event
1993

Nelson Mandela and S Afr Pres F W de Klerk awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Event
1994

Jean Dast‚, French actor (Z‚ro de Conduite, L'Atalante), dies at 90

Death
1994

Hannes Wustinger, Austrian race car driver, dies at 29

Death
1994

Pres Jean-Baptiste Aristide returns to Haiti

Event
1994

Karl Edward Wagner, writer, dies at 48

Death
1994

Wilhelmus HL "Willem" Tollenaar, actor/director (Elkerlyc), dies at 82

Death
1994

Sarah Kofman, philosopher, dies at 60

Death
1994

Botswana Pres Ketumile Masires BDP wins parliamentary election

Event
1995

Arthur Carleton Hetherington, public servant, dies at 82

Death
1995

Annika Sorenstam wins LPGA World Championship of Women's Golf

Event
1995

Phil Sidey, broadcaster, dies at 69

Death
1995

Carolina Panthers win 1st game ever beating NY Jets 26-15

Event
1996

Bernard Frank, oriental scholar/writer, dies at 69

Death
1997

Britain's Andy Green sets jet-powered car record (763.035 mph)

Event
1997

Cleve Indians beat Balt Orioles 4 games to 2 in ALCS

Event