Historical Events Happened In October - 15
Friday, 24 October 2014
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 On October - 15 administration of territory of Manipur taken over by Indian govt
1949 On October - 15 billy Graham begins his ministry
1949 Tripura accedes to the Indian union on this day in history.
1951 On this day in history "I Love Lucy" debuts on CBS TV
1952 On October - 15 arthur Laurent's "Time of the Cuckoo," premieres in NYC
1953 On October - 15 the first televised weather report airs.
1953 John Patrick's "Teahouse of the Red Moon," premieres in NYC on October - 15.
1954 On October - 15 hurricane Hazel strikes US & Canada, 348 die
1955 On October - 15 fumio Hayasaka, composer, dies at 41
1956 On this day in history william J Brennan Jr appointed to the Supreme Court
1956 On this day in history pyotr Bolotnikov runs world record 10k (28:42.8)
1957 On October - 15 uSS Lake Champlain reaches Valencia, Spain to assist in flood rescue work.
1957 On October - 15 giants trade Minneapolis franchise to Red Sox for SF Seals-franchises only, not the players
1958 Tunisia drops diplomatic relations with Egypt on October - 15.
1958 On this day in history jack Mason, cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies
1959 On October - 15 "Untouchables" premieres
1959 The birth of The Duchess of York on this day in history.
1960 On October - 15 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.
1960 Clara Kimball Young, actress (Return of Chandu), dies of stroke at 70 on October - 15.
1962 On this day in history amnesty International formed in London
1962 Byron R White appointed to the Supreme Court on October - 15.
1963 On October - 15 edmond Fleg[enheimer], Swiss/French writer (Ecoute Israel), dies
1964 Craig Breedlove sets auto speed record of 846.97 kph on October - 15.
1964 Kosygin & Brezhnev replace Soviet premier Nikita Krushchev on this day in history.
1964 On this day in history cole Porter, composer (Still of the Night), dies at 73
1965 On this day in history u.S. Naval Support Activity Danang Vietnam, established.
1965 On this day in history carl Hoff, orch leader (Music Hall), dies at 60
1966 On this day in history lBJ signs a bill creating Dept of Transportation
1968 On October - 15 bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62
1969 Bank of America World Headquarters (555 California) dedicated on October - 15.
1969 Madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs North Stars) on this day in history.
1969 On October - 15 vietnam Moratorium Day; millions nationwide protest the war
1969 Rod[erique] La Rocque, US western actor (Mystery Woman), dies on October - 15.