Fourth Quarter 2015

Introductory material


October 2015

October 3 – A United States airstrike on a Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) hospital in Afghanistan accidentally kills an estimated 20 people.[51] October 10 – A suicide bomb kills at least 100 people at a peace rally in Ankara, Turkey, and injures more than 400 others. October 23 – Hurricane Patricia becomes the most intense hurricane ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere, with winds of 200 mph and a pressure of 879 mbar.[52] October 26 – A magnitude 7.5 earthquake strikes the Hindu Kush region and causes 398 deaths,[53] with 279 in Pakistan, 115 in Afghanistan and 4 in India. October 31 – Flight KGL9268, an Airbus A321 airliner en route to Saint Petersburg from Sharm el-Sheikh, crashes near Al-Hasana in Sinai, killing all 217 passengers and 7 crew members on board.[54]

This includes events of 2015 week 40, 2015 week 41, 2015 week 42, 2015 week 43, and 2015 week 44.

November 2015

November[edit] November 7 – Chinese and Taiwanese presidents, Xi Jinping and Ma Ying-jeou, formally meet for the first time.[55] November 12 – Several suicide bombings occur in Beirut, Lebanon, killing 43 and injuring 239. The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant claim responsibility.[56] November 13 – Multiple terrorist attacks claimed by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Paris, France, result in 130 fatalities.[57] November 24 – Syrian Civil War: Turkey shoots down a Russian fighter jet in the first case of a NATO member destroying a Russian aircraft since the 1950s.[58] November 30 – The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 21) is held in Paris, attended by leaders from 147 nations.[59]

This includes events of 2015 week 45, 2015 week 46, 2015 week 47, 2015 week 48, and 2016 week 49.

December 2015

This includes events of 2015 week 49, 2015 week 50, 2015 week 51, 2015 week 52, and 2015 week 53.

Other history

Other history including prehistory, antiquity, classical and medieval history, modern history, and the future can be connected.

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Prehistory including early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory can be connected. Antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC can be connected. Classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval and late medieval history can be connected.

Other modern history

Other modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, and 19th century can be connected.

The 16th century including the early 16th century, early mid 16th century, mid 16th century, late mid 16th century, and late 16th century can be connected. The 17th century including the early 17th century, early mid 17th century, mid 17th century, late mid 17th century, and late 17th century can be connected. The 18th century including the early 18th century, early mid 18th century, mid 18th century, late mid 18th century, and late 18th century can be connected. The 19th century including the early 19th century, early mid 19th century, mid 19th century, late mid 19th century, and late 19th century can be connected.

Other periods of the 20th century including the early 20th century and early mid 20th century can be connected. The mid 20th century including the early 1940s, late 1940s, early 1950s, and late 1950s can be connected.

The late mid 20th century including the early 1960s and late 1960s can be connected. The early 1970s including 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, and 1975 can be connected. The late 1970s including 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, and 1980 can be connected.

Late 20th century

The late 20th century including the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s, and late 1990s can be connected.

The early 1980s including 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, and 1985 can be connected. The late 1980s including 1986, 1986, 1988, 1989, and 1990 can be connected. The early 1990s including 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, and 1995 can be connected. The late 1990s including 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000 can be connected.

Other early 21st century

Other periods of the early 21st century including the early 2000s, late 2000s, other periods of the early 2010s, and the late 2010s can be connected.

The early 2000s including 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005 can be connected.

The late 2000s including 2006, 2007, and 2008 can be connected. 2009 including the first quarter 2009, second quarter 2009, third quarter 2009, and fourth quarter 2009 can be connected. 2010 including the first quarter 2010, second quarter 2010, third quarter 2010, and fourth quarter 2010 can be connected.

Other early 2010s

Other periods of the early 2010s including 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, and other quarters of 2015 can be connected.

2011 including the first quarter 2011, second quarter 2011, third quarter 2011, and fourth quarter 2011 can be connected. 2012 including the first quarter 2012, second quarter 2012, third quarter 2012, and fourth quarter 2012 can be connected. 2013 including the first quarter 2013, second quarter 2013, third quarter 2013, and fourth quarter 2013 can be connected.

2014 including the first quarter 2014 and second quarter 2014 can be connected. The third quarter 2014 including July 2014, August 2014, and September 2014 can be connected. The fourth quarter 2014 including October 2014, November 2014, and December 2014 can be connected.

Other 2015

Other quarters of 2015 including the first quarter 2015, second quarter 2015, and third quarter 2015 can be connected.

The first quarter 2015 including January 2015, February 2015, and March 2015 can be connected. The second quarter 2015 including April 2015, May 2015, and June 2015 can be connected. The third quarter 2015 including July 2015, August 2015, and September 2015 can be connected.

Late 2010s

The late 2010s including 2016 and 2017 can be connected.


2016 including the first quarter 2016, second quarter 2016, and third quarter 2016 can be connected.

The first quarter 2016 including January 2016 and February 2016 can be connected. March 2016 including 2016 week 10, 2016 week 11, 2016 week 12, 2016 week 13, and 2016 week 14 can be connected.

The second quarter 2016 including April 2016 can be connected. April 2016 including 2016 week 14, 2016 week 15, 2016 week 16, and 2016 week 17 can be connected.

The third quarter 2016 including July 2016 and August 2016 can be connected. September 2016 including 2016 week 36, 2016 week 37, 2016 week 38, 2016 week 39, and 2016 week 40 can be connected.

The fourth quarter 2016 including October 2016 can be connected. October 2016 including 2016 week 40, 2016 week 41, 2016 week 42, 2016 week 43, 2016 week 44, and 2016 week 45 can be connected. November 2016 including 2016 week 45 and 2016 week 46 can be connected.


2017 including the first quarter 2017 and second quarter 2017 can be connected. The first quarter 2017 including January 2017, February 2017, and March 2017 can be connected. The second quarter 2017 including April 2017 and May 2017 can be connected.


The future including the near future, middle future, and far future can be connected.


Sociology including peoples of the world, communities, and social mechanics can be connected.

Peoples of the world including nations and major groups of Western Civilization, Asiatic peoples, African peoples, and American Indian peoples can be connected. Nations such as Pakistan, Nigeria, Russia, Bangladesh, Japan, Mexico, Philippines, Vietnam, Ethiopia, Egypt, Germany, Iran, Turkey, Congo DR, Thailand, France, United Kingdom, Italy, South Africa, South Korea, Burma, Colombia, Spain, Ukraine, Tanzania, Argentina, Kenya, Poland, Algeria, Canada, Iraq, Uganda, Morocco, Sudan, Peru, Uzbekistan, Malaysia, Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Yemen, Afghanistan, Ghana, North Korea, Mozambique, Taiwan, Australia, Syria, Côte d'Ivoire, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Angola, Cameroon, Romania, Chile, Netherlands, Kazakhstan, Niger, Burkina Faso, Guatemala, Mali, Ecuador, Cambodia, Malawi, Zambia, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Chad, Cuba, Belgium, Greece, Rwanda, Tunisia, Portugal, Czech Republic, Bolivia, Guinea, Burundi, Haiti, Hungary, Somalia, Sweden, Belarus, Dominican Republic, Azerbaijan, Benin, Austria, Honduras, United Arab Emirates, South Sudan, Switzerland, Israel, Tajikistan, Bulgaria, Serbia, Hong Kong, Papua New Guinea, Libya, Paraguay, Jordan, Laos, El Salvador, Togo, Nicaragua, Eritrea, Denmark, Kyrgystan, Slovakia, Finland, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Turkmenistan, Norway, Central African Republic, Ireland, and Georgia can be connected. Western Civilization including Anglic peoples can be connected. Brazil can be connected. Anglic peoples such as those of the United States can be connected. Asiatic peoples including South Asian peoples and Oriental peoples can be connected. Indonesia can be connected. Cities such as Tokyo can be connected. South Asian peoples such as those of India can be connected. Oriental peoples such as those of China can be connected. American Indian peoples including Middle American Indian and North Amerian Indian peoples can be connected. Brazil can be connected. Middle American Indian peoples such as those of the southwestern United States can be connected. North American Indian peoples such as those of the United States can be connected.

Communities such as Seoul, Mexico City, New York City, Mumbai, Jakarta, Sao Paulo, Delhi, Shanghai, Manila, Karachi, Cairo, Beijing, Osaka, Canton, Moscow, Los Angeles, Calcutta, Dacca, Buenos Aires, Istanbul, Rio de Janeiro, Shenzhen, Lagos, Paris, Nagoya, Lima, Chicago, Kinshasa, Tianjin, Chennai, Bengaluru, London, Saigon, Donguan, Hyderabad, Chengdu, Lahore, Jonannesburg, Tehran, Essen, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Wuhan, Ahmedabad, Chongqing, Baghdad, Hangzhou, Toronto, Kuala Lumpur, Santiago, Dallas, San Francisco, Quanzhou, Miami, Shenyang, Belo Horizonte, Philadelphia, Nanjing, Madrid, Houston, Xian, and Milan can be connected.

World cities such as Tokyo and Seoul are connected.

Social mechanics including social types and social structure can be connected. Social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes can be connected.

Institutions including family studies can be connected. Religion including particular religions, religious organization, religous practice, and religious belief can be connected. Government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law can be connected. Economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity can be connected. Education including school systems, educational organization, cultural institutions, teaching, and research can be connected.

Culture including conceptual culture and material culture can be connected. Behavioral culture including cultural events, recreation and entertainment, occupations, and customs can be connected.

Anthropology including particular groups, human geography, human ecology, physical anthropology, demography, and social foundations can be connected.

Personal studies including biography, psychology, and the human body can be connected.

Science including biology, earth science, astronomy, and chemistry will be connected as the site develops. Physics including the structure of matter, quantum physics, relativity, electromagnetism, thermodynamics, and mechanics can be connected.

Created 5 Apr 2016 Last updated 16 Jan 2018