What important events happened in 2015?

What important events happened in 2015?

1. Charlie Hebdo Attack in Paris. Terror struck in Paris one week into the New Year when a group of men with extensive ties to terrorist organizations targeted the offices of a famed satirical newspaper. Two men shot their way into the offices of Charlie Hebdo while a third waited near the getaway car.

What was happening in August 2015?

August 2015 Current Events: World News

  • The Immigration Crisis Intensifies (Aug.): During the summer of 2015, the Balkans route replaces the Mediterranean as the most traveled path by migrants.
  • Iraq Prime Minister Calls for Overhaul of Government (Aug.
  • American Flag Raised in Cuba (Aug.

When were the Charlie Hebdo attacks?

January 7, 2015
Charlie Hebdo shooting/Start dates
On 7 January 2015 at about 11:30 a.m. CET local time, two French Muslim brothers, Saïd and Chérif Kouachi, forced their way into the offices of the French satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris. Armed with rifles and other weapons, they killed 12 people and injured 11 others.

What was going on in July 2015?

Cuba and U.S. Agree to Open Embassies (July 1): Cuba and the U.S. reach an agreement to open embassies in Washington D.C. and Havana. U.S. Beats Japan in Women’s World Cup (July 5): In the 2015 Women’s World Cup Final in Vancouver, British Columbia, the U.S. rout Japan, 5-2.

What was going on in the world August 20 2015?

Three Forest Service firefighters were killed Wednesday and four others injured fighting a fast and unpredictable central Washington wildfire, one of more than 100 that have scorched more than a million acres across the West. The three who died were on an “initial attack” operation when their vehicle crashed.

What are some historical events that happened in 2015?

Historical Events in 2015 1 Film and TV Awards 2 Royal Coronation 3 NFL Pro Bowl. Mar 10 The family of Marvin Gaye win a record $7.3 million lawsuit for music copyright infringement against Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams, and T.I. 4 Film Release. 5 Appointment of Interest 6 Event of Interest.

What was the world events that mattered most in 2015?

The World Events That Mattered Most in 2015 China built islands, Putin attacked Syria, and refugees flooded Europe.

What did happen in Australia on February 1, 2015?

Feb 1 Australian Open Men’s Tennis: Serbian ace Novak Đoković wins an Open era record 5th men’s singles crown, beating Scotsman Andy Murray 7-6, 6-7, 6-3, 6-0 Feb 1 31st Sundance Film Festival: “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic

What are the top 10 events of the year?

1. Super Bowl 2. N.C.A.A. Men’s Final Four 3. Masters Golf Tournament 4. Daytona 500 5. Indianapolis 500 6. U.S. Open Tennis Championships 7. Kentucky Derby 8. Boston Marathon 9. Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show 1. Fashion Week 2. Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala