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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Saturday, 20 December 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 this day in history.  

1949  Billy Graham begins his ministry on October - 15.  

1949  Tripura accedes to the Indian union on this day in history.  

1951  On October - 15 "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 this day in history.  

1954  On October - 15 hurricane Hazel strikes US & Canada, 348 die  

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

1956  William J Brennan Jr appointed to the Supreme Court on October - 15.  

1956  On October - 15 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 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  On October - 15 "Untouchables" premieres  

1959  On October - 15 the birth of The Duchess of York  

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  On October - 15 clara Kimball Young, actress (Return of Chandu), dies of stroke at 70  

1962  Amnesty International formed in London on this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 October - 15 madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs North Stars)  

1969  On October - 15 vietnam Moratorium Day; millions nationwide protest the war  

1969  On October - 15 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  Konrad Mutian, German humanist (d. 1526) was born on this day in history.  

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  On October - 15 birth of robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together)  

1686  On this day in history birth of allan Ramsay, Scottish poet (d. 1758)  

1701  Marie-Marguerite d'Youville, first native Canadian canonized (d. 1771) was born on October - 15.  

1711  On October - 15 birth of elisabeth Teresa of Lorraine, queen of Sardinia (d. 1741)  

Famous Deaths In October - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0412  Death of Theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria on this day in history.  

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 October - 15.  

1002  Death of Otto-Henry, Duke of Burgundy (b. 946) on October - 15.  

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

1268  On October - 15 dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies  

1271  On October - 15 hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies