The year 2015 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 2015 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.
|English batsman Alastair Cook became the highest run-scorer for England in Test cricket.
|A fire at a petrol pump in Ghana killed more than 200 people.
|The gunman killed nine people in a church in South Carolina, USA.
|In the Philippines, 62 people died when a boat carrying 220 passengers drowned.
|23 people died in a stampede while taking clothes being distributed for free in Mamansingh district of Bangladesh.
|NASA's New Horizon became the first spacecraft to visit Pluto.
|Scientists released close-up photographs of the planet Plutte.
|280 people died due to heavy rains and landslides in Santa Catarina Pinula, Guatemala.
|A 7.5-magnitude earthquake in the Hindukush mountain range of northeastern Afghanistan killed 398 people and injured 2536.
|China announced the abolition of a child policy.
|All 224 people on board the plane were killed after Russian airline Koglimavia crashed in plane 9268 in Northern Sinai
|A building collapsed in Lahore, Pakistan, killing 45 and injuring about 100 people.
|At least 19 people were taken hostage in Bamako, the capital of the African country of Mali.
|In Baghdad, Iraq, a bomb explosion killed 76 people and injured 212 others.
|American football player and coach Charlie Coffee passed away.
|Britain's coal mine Kellingley Callery was closed.
|In Paris, two gunmen attacked the office of 'Charlie Abdo' magazine, killing 12 people and injuring 11 others.
|143 militants of the terrorist organization Boko Haram were killed in an encounter with security forces in Cameroon.
|The explosion in Donetsk, Ukraine killed 13 people.
|Miss Colombia Polina Vega became Miss Universe 2014.
|49 people died in two train collisions in the city of Rafz, Switzerland.
|Five suicide bombings of terrorist organization Boko Haram in Maiduguri city of Nigeria killed 54 people and injured 143 people.
|140 people were killed in a gun attack at Garissa University in Kenya.
|American actress Julia Wilson died.
|American actor Geoffrey Lewis passed away.
|Kolinda Gruber Kitarovic was elected as the first female Prime Minister of Croatia.
|Russian politician Boris Nemtsov was assassinated in Moscow.
|54 people were killed and 143 injured in a suicide bombing in the town of Maiduguri, Igeria.
|140 people died in a gun attack on Garissa College in Kenya.
|Stuart Bingham won the 2015 World Snooker Championship.
|A suicide bomber at a mosque in Saudi Arabia, carrying a Shia Imam al Sadiq in Kuwait, killed 27 and injured 227.
|7th Women's "Football World Cup: United States defeated Japan 5–2 in Vancouver.
|76 people were killed and 212 injured by ISIL truck bomb in Baghdad, Iraq.
|Jeremy Corbyn was elected leader of the Labor Party in Britain.
|At least 95 people were killed and 200 injured in a bomb blast at a peace rally in Ankara, Turkey.
|A suicide bombing killed 43 in Lebanon.
|First woman member elected in municipal council election in Saudi Arabia.
|Russian statesman and politician Boris Nemtsov was assassinated in central Moscow while returning from a meal out.
|The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 intentionally piloted the plane into a mass murder-suicide over the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board.
|Czech politician Vet Zedli's announced Microniation Liberaland on a patch of land between Croatia and Serbia which was unclaimed on both sides due to a regional dispute.
|The Republic of Ireland voted to legalize the same-linga marriage, became the first country to legalize the same-lingo marriage by popular vote. The marriage is recognized despite the sexual relations of the partners. The result requires objective support in Oireachtas before going into a legal impact, although it is estimated that autumn 2015 will take place in the first similar-linga marriages.
|The United States presidential election of 2016 is expected to be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. This will be the 58th US presidential election. Voters will select the presidential elections in the election who in turn will elect a new President and Vice President of the United States. Due to the range of tenure in the Twenty-Second Amendment in the Constitution of the United States, President Barack Obama is ineligible to be selected for the third term.
|The St. Bennett Hall at the University of Oxford decides to accept women, making it the last of the institutions of the university doing so.