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Historical Events For October - 15

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

1948  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 on this day in history.  

1949  On this day in history administration of territory of Manipur taken over by Indian govt  

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

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

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

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  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.  

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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  USS Lake Champlain reaches Valencia, Spain to assist in flood rescue work on October - 15.  

1957  On October - 15 giants trade Minneapolis franchise to Red Sox for SF Seals-franchises only, not the players  

1958  On October - 15 tunisia drops diplomatic relations with Egypt  

1958  On this day in history jack Mason, cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies  

1959  On this day in history "Untouchables" premieres  

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

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

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  Edmond Fleg[enheimer], Swiss/French writer (Ecoute Israel), dies on October - 15.  

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 this day in history.  

1964  Cole Porter, composer (Still of the Night), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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  LBJ signs a bill creating Dept of Transportation on this day in history.  

1968  On October - 15 bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62  

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

1969  Rod[erique] La Rocque, US western actor (Mystery Woman), dies on October - 15.  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1471  On this day in history 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  Henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange was born on October - 15.  

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  On October - 15 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 October - 15.  

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

0898  On October - 15 death of lambert, Holy Roman Emperor  

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  On October - 15 rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies  

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

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

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