On this day: October 15

POSTED: 12:59 AM Oct 12 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Oct 15 2014

Napoleon goes into exile, "I Love Lucy" debuts, vice-presidential candidates debate for the first time, Wayne Gretzky sets the NHL's points record, and the nation meets "Balloon Boy" and his family, all on this day.

OTD October 15 - Mikhail Gorbachev
7 / 41
Russian International News Agency/Wikimedia Commons

1990: Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev wins the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to lessen Cold War tensions and open up his nation.

Comments

The views expressed are not those of WCTI12.com, WCTI NewsChannel 12 or its affiliated companies. By posting your comments, you agree to accept our terms of use.