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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

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  Administration of territory of Manipur taken over by Indian govt on this day in history.  

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

1949  Tripura accedes to the Indian union on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history the first televised weather report airs.  

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

1954  On this day in history hurricane Hazel strikes US & Canada, 348 die  

1955  On this day in history fumio Hayasaka, composer, dies at 41  

1956  William J Brennan Jr appointed to the Supreme Court on this day in history.  

1956  Pyotr Bolotnikov runs world record 10k (28:42.8) on this day in history.  

1957  USS Lake Champlain reaches Valencia, Spain to assist in flood rescue work on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1959  "Untouchables" premieres on this day in history.  

1959  On this day in history the birth of The Duchess of York  

1960  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 this day in history edmond Fleg[enheimer], Swiss/French writer (Ecoute Israel), dies  

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

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  Madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs North Stars) on this day in history.  

1969  On this day in history vietnam Moratorium Day; millions nationwide protest the war  

1969  Rod[erique] La Rocque, US western actor (Mystery Woman), dies on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1471  Konrad Mutian, German humanist (d. 1526) was born on this day in history.  

1542  Djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605) was born on this day in history.  

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

1608  On this day in history birth of evangelista Torricelli, Italian physicist (d. 1647)  

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  On this day in history birth of marie-Marguerite d'Youville, first native Canadian canonized (d. 1771)  

1711  On this day in history birth of elisabeth Teresa of Lorraine, queen of Sardinia (d. 1741)  

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 this day in history.  

0898  Death of Lambert, Holy Roman Emperor on this day in history.  

0912  On this day in history death of abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of Córdoba  

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