Year in Review, 2015

Updated August 5, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

Top events for the nation and the world


  • News of the Nation

    same-sex marriage activists 2015
    Photo source: AP Photo/Eric Gay

    Campaign 2016, San Bernardino shooting, Boston marathon trial verdict, Confederate flag controversy, the Supreme Court rules on same-sex marriage, and more

  • News of the World

    2015 immigration crisis
    Photo source: AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File

    The immigration crisis, terrorist attacks in Paris, historic Iran nuclear deal, landmark climate convention, more economic woes for Greece, and more

  • Sports
  • abby wambach
    Pictured:Abby Wambach, Photo source: Elaine Thompson via AP

    The U.S. women win World Cup, the Golden State Warriors, Tom Brady, Kansas City Royals, Serena Willams, Jeff Gordon, Lewis Hamilton, and more

  • People in the News

    Pictured:Adele, Photo source: Greg Allen/Invision/AP

    Adele, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Angela Merkel, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Caitlyn Jenner, and more

  • Deaths

    BB King
    Pictured:B.B. King, Photo source: Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP

    B.B. King, Leonard Nimoy, Yogi Berra, Lesley Gore, Wes Craven, and more

  • News: Month by Month
    Detailed chronology of the news each month, covering national and international events


People, Pop Culture, & Society


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