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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Friday, 31 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  Administration of territory of Manipur taken over by Indian govt on October - 15.  

1949  Billy Graham begins his ministry on this day in history.  

1949  Tripura accedes to the Indian union on October - 15.  

1951  On October - 15 "I Love Lucy" debuts on CBS TV  

1952  Arthur Laurent's "Time of the Cuckoo," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

1953  The first televised weather report airs on October - 15.  

1953  John Patrick's "Teahouse of the Red Moon," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

1954  Hurricane Hazel strikes US & Canada, 348 die on this day in history.  

1955  Fumio Hayasaka, composer, dies at 41 on October - 15.  

1956  William J Brennan Jr appointed to the Supreme Court on this day in history.  

1956  Pyotr Bolotnikov runs world record 10k (28:42.8) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1958  On October - 15 jack Mason, cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies  

1959  "Untouchables" premieres on October - 15.  

1959  The birth of The Duchess of York on this day in history.  

1960  On this day in history 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  On October - 15 clara Kimball Young, actress (Return of Chandu), dies of stroke at 70  

1962  On this day in history amnesty International formed in London  

1962  On this day in history byron R White appointed to the Supreme Court  

1963  Edmond Fleg[enheimer], Swiss/French writer (Ecoute Israel), dies on this day in history.  

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 October - 15 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 October - 15 carl Hoff, orch leader (Music Hall), dies at 60  

1966  On October - 15 lBJ signs a bill creating Dept of Transportation  

1968  On this day in history bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62  

1969  On October - 15 bank of America World Headquarters (555 California) dedicated  

1969  On October - 15 madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs North Stars)  

1969  Vietnam Moratorium Day; millions nationwide protest the war on October - 15.  

1969  On this day in history rod[erique] La Rocque, US western actor (Mystery Woman), dies  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1471  On October - 15 birth of konrad Mutian, German humanist (d. 1526)  

1542  Djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605) was born on this day in history.  

1550  On October - 15 birth of henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange  

1608  On October - 15 birth of evangelista Torricelli, Italian physicist (d. 1647)  

1674  Robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together) was born on October - 15.  

1686  On October - 15 birth of allan Ramsay, Scottish poet (d. 1758)  

1701  On this day in history birth of marie-Marguerite d'Youville, first native Canadian canonized (d. 1771)  

1711  Elisabeth Teresa of Lorraine, queen of Sardinia (d. 1741) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In October - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0412  Death of Theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria on October - 15.  

0892  On October - 15 al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies  

0898  Death of Lambert, Holy Roman Emperor on this day in history.  

0912  Death of Abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of Córdoba on this day in history.  

1002  Death of Otto-Henry, Duke of Burgundy (b. 946) on this day in history.  

1080  Rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies on October - 15.  

1268  Dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies on October - 15.  

1271  On this day in history hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies