• Time Zone: (EDT), GMT-04:00
• Time Zone ID: America/New_York
• Day numbers: 288
• Week number: 41
• Leap year: 2023 is not a leap year
• Daylight Saving Time: Yes
Sunrise, Sunset Times for Oct 15th 2023
• Sunrise time: 07:19 am
• Sunset time: 06:35 pm
• Day length: 11h 15m
• Source: suntoday.org
Moon Phase for Oct 15th 2023
• Moon Phase: Waxing Crescent
• Illumination: 1%
• Moon Age: 1.14 day(s)
• Source: mooninfo.org
Holidays and National Days for October 15th 2023
October 15 in History
Ottoman armies under Suleiman end their siege of Vienna and head back to Belgrade.
The Gregorian (or New World) calendar is adopted in Italy, France, Spain, and Portugal; and the preceding ten days are lost to history.
Francois Pilatre de Rozier makes the first manned flight in a hot air balloon. The first flight was let out to 82 feet, but over the next few days the altitude increased up to 6,500 feet.
During the land defeat of the British on the Thames River in Canada, the Indian chief Tecumseh, now a brigadier general with the British Army (War of 1812), is killed.
For the second time, the Confederate submarine H L Hunley sinks during a practice dive in Charleston Harbor, this time drowning its inventor along with seven crew members.
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