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