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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Friday, 19 September 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  Billy Graham begins his ministry on this day in history.  

1949  On this day in history 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  The first televised weather report airs on October - 15.  

1953  On this day in history john Patrick's "Teahouse of the Red Moon," premieres in NYC  

1954  Hurricane Hazel strikes US & Canada, 348 die on this day in history.  

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

1957  On this day in history 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  Jack Mason, cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies on October - 15.  

1959  On this day in history "Untouchables" premieres  

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

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

1964  On October - 15 craig Breedlove sets auto speed record of 846.97 kph  

1964  On this day in history kosygin & Brezhnev replace Soviet premier Nikita Krushchev  

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 October - 15.  

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

1966  LBJ signs a bill creating Dept of Transportation on October - 15.  

1968  On this day in history bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62  

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

1969  On this day in history 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  On October - 15 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  On October - 15 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  On this day in history 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  Elisabeth Teresa of Lorraine, queen of Sardinia (d. 1741) was born on October - 15.  

Famous Deaths In October - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0412  On October - 15 death of theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria  

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

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

0912  On October - 15 death of abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of Córdoba  

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 this day in history dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies  

1271  Hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies on this day in history.