Historical Events For October - 15
Monday, 21 August 2017
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 On October - 15 billy Graham begins his ministry
1949 On October - 15 tripura accedes to the Indian union
1951 On this day in history "I Love Lucy" debuts on CBS TV
1952 Arthur Laurent's "Time of the Cuckoo," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1953 On October - 15 the first televised weather report airs.
1953 On October - 15 john Patrick's "Teahouse of the Red Moon," premieres in NYC
1954 On October - 15 hurricane Hazel strikes US & Canada, 348 die
1955 Fumio Hayasaka, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.
1956 On this day in history william J Brennan Jr appointed to the Supreme Court
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 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 "Untouchables" premieres on this day in history.
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 this day in history clara Kimball Young, actress (Return of Chandu), dies of stroke at 70
1962 Amnesty International formed in London on October - 15.
1962 Byron R White appointed to the Supreme Court on this day in history.
1963 Edmond Fleg[enheimer], Swiss/French writer (Ecoute Israel), dies on October - 15.
1964 On this day in history craig Breedlove sets auto speed record of 846.97 kph
1964 Kosygin & Brezhnev replace Soviet premier Nikita Krushchev on this day in history.
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 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 October - 15 bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62
1969 Bank of America World Headquarters (555 California) dedicated on this day in history.
1969 Madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs North Stars) on this day in history.
1969 Vietnam Moratorium Day; millions nationwide protest the war on this day in history.
1969 Rod[erique] La Rocque, US western actor (Mystery Woman), dies on this day in history.