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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Saturday, 22 November 2014

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 October - 15.  

1949  On October - 15 billy Graham begins his ministry  

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

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 this day in history.  

1953  The first televised weather report airs on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history fumio Hayasaka, composer, dies at 41  

1956  On October - 15 william J Brennan Jr appointed to the Supreme Court  

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  Giants trade Minneapolis franchise to Red Sox for SF Seals-franchises only, not the players on October - 15.  

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 this day in history.  

1959  On this day in history 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 October - 15.  

1960  Clara Kimball Young, actress (Return of Chandu), dies of stroke at 70 on this day in history.  

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  On October - 15 kosygin & Brezhnev replace Soviet premier Nikita Krushchev  

1964  Cole Porter, composer (Still of the Night), dies at 73 on October - 15.  

1965  U.S. Naval Support Activity Danang Vietnam, established on October - 15.  

1965  On this day in history carl Hoff, orch leader (Music Hall), dies at 60  

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

1968  Bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62 on October - 15.  

1969  Bank of America World Headquarters (555 California) dedicated on October - 15.  

1969  Madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs North Stars) on October - 15.  

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  

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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  On this day in history birth of djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605)  

1550  On this day in history birth of henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange  

1608  Evangelista Torricelli, Italian physicist (d. 1647) was born on October - 15.  

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

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  On this day in history death of theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria  

0892  Al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on October - 15.  

0898  Death of Lambert, Holy Roman Emperor on October - 15.  

0912  Death of Abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of Córdoba on October - 15.  

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

1080  Rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies on this day in history.  

1268  Dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies on this day in history.  

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