Historical Events For October - 15
Tuesday, 17 January 2017
1948 On October - 15 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 this day in history.
1949 On this day in history billy Graham begins his ministry
1949 Tripura accedes to the Indian union on this day in history.
1951 On October - 15 "I Love Lucy" debuts on CBS TV
1952 Arthur Laurent's "Time of the Cuckoo," premieres in NYC on October - 15.
1953 The first televised weather report airs on this day in history.
1953 John Patrick's "Teahouse of the Red Moon," premieres in NYC on October - 15.
1954 Hurricane Hazel strikes US & Canada, 348 die on October - 15.
1955 On October - 15 fumio Hayasaka, composer, dies at 41
1956 William J Brennan Jr appointed to the Supreme Court on this day in history.
1956 On October - 15 pyotr Bolotnikov runs world record 10k (28:42.8)
1957 USS Lake Champlain reaches Valencia, Spain to assist in flood rescue work on this day in history.
1957 On this day in history giants trade Minneapolis franchise to Red Sox for SF Seals-franchises only, not the players
1958 On this day in history tunisia drops diplomatic relations with Egypt
1958 Jack Mason, cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies on October - 15.
1959 "Untouchables" premieres on October - 15.
1959 The birth of The Duchess of York on October - 15.
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 On this day in history clara Kimball Young, actress (Return of Chandu), dies of stroke at 70
1962 On October - 15 amnesty International formed in London
1962 On October - 15 byron R White appointed to the Supreme Court
1963 On this day in history edmond Fleg[enheimer], Swiss/French writer (Ecoute Israel), dies
1964 Craig Breedlove sets auto speed record of 846.97 kph on this day in history.
1964 Kosygin & Brezhnev replace Soviet premier Nikita Krushchev on October - 15.
1964 On this day in history cole Porter, composer (Still of the Night), dies at 73
1965 On October - 15 u.S. Naval Support Activity Danang Vietnam, established.
1965 Carl Hoff, orch leader (Music Hall), dies at 60 on October - 15.
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 this day in history bank of America World Headquarters (555 California) dedicated
1969 On this day in history madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs North Stars)
1969 Vietnam Moratorium Day; millions nationwide protest the war on this day in history.
1969 On this day in history rod[erique] La Rocque, US western actor (Mystery Woman), dies