Historical Events For October - 15
Friday, 28 April 2017
1948 On this day in history first women officers on active duty sworn in as commissioned officers in regular Navy under Women's Service Integration Act of June 1948 by Secretary of the Navy John L. Sullivan: CAPT Joy B. Hancock, USN; LCDR Winifred R. Quick, USN; LCDR Anne King, USN; LCDR Frances L. Willoughby, MC, USN; LT Ellen Ford, SC, USN; LT Doris Cranmore, MSC, USN; LTJG Doris A. Defenderfer, USN; and LTJG Betty Rae Tennant, USN.
1949 Administration of territory of Manipur taken over by Indian govt on October - 15.
1949 On this day in history billy Graham begins his ministry
1949 On this day in history tripura accedes to the Indian union
1951 "I Love Lucy" debuts on CBS TV on this day in history.
1952 Arthur Laurent's "Time of the Cuckoo," premieres in NYC on October - 15.
1953 On this day in history the first televised weather report airs.
1953 On October - 15 john Patrick's "Teahouse of the Red Moon," premieres in NYC
1954 Hurricane Hazel strikes US & Canada, 348 die on October - 15.
1955 Fumio Hayasaka, composer, dies at 41 on October - 15.
1956 William J Brennan Jr appointed to the Supreme Court on October - 15.
1956 Pyotr Bolotnikov runs world record 10k (28:42.8) on this day in history.
1957 USS Lake Champlain reaches Valencia, Spain to assist in flood rescue work on October - 15.
1957 Giants trade Minneapolis franchise to Red Sox for SF Seals-franchises only, not the players on this day in history.
1958 Tunisia drops diplomatic relations with Egypt on this day in history.
1958 Jack Mason, cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies on October - 15.
1959 On this day in history "Untouchables" premieres
1959 The birth of The Duchess of York on October - 15.
1960 USS Patrick Henry (SSBN-599) begins successful firing of four Polaris test vehicles under operational rather than test conditions. Tests are completed on 18 October on this day in history.
1960 Clara Kimball Young, actress (Return of Chandu), dies of stroke at 70 on this day in history.
1962 Amnesty International formed in London on October - 15.
1962 Byron R White appointed to the Supreme Court on this day in history.
1963 Edmond Fleg[enheimer], Swiss/French writer (Ecoute Israel), dies on October - 15.
1964 Craig Breedlove sets auto speed record of 846.97 kph on October - 15.
1964 On October - 15 kosygin & Brezhnev replace Soviet premier Nikita Krushchev
1964 On this day in history cole Porter, composer (Still of the Night), dies at 73
1965 U.S. Naval Support Activity Danang Vietnam, established on this day in history.
1965 Carl Hoff, orch leader (Music Hall), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1966 On October - 15 lBJ signs a bill creating Dept of Transportation
1968 Bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1969 Bank of America World Headquarters (555 California) dedicated on this day in history.
1969 Madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs North Stars) on this day in history.
1969 On this day in history vietnam Moratorium Day; millions nationwide protest the war
1969 On October - 15 rod[erique] La Rocque, US western actor (Mystery Woman), dies