Historical Events Happened In October - 15
Wednesday, 22 October 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 October - 15.
1949 On this day in history administration of territory of Manipur taken over by Indian govt
1949 On this day in history billy Graham begins his ministry
1949 On October - 15 tripura accedes to the Indian union
1951 "I Love Lucy" debuts on CBS TV on this day in history.
1952 On this day in history arthur Laurent's "Time of the Cuckoo," premieres in NYC
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 On October - 15 fumio Hayasaka, composer, dies at 41
1956 William J Brennan Jr appointed to the Supreme Court on October - 15.
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 Giants trade Minneapolis franchise to Red Sox for SF Seals-franchises only, not the players on October - 15.
1958 On this day in history 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 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 October - 15.
1960 On this day in history clara Kimball Young, actress (Return of Chandu), dies of stroke at 70
1962 On October - 15 amnesty International formed in London
1962 Byron R White appointed to the Supreme Court on October - 15.
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 October - 15.
1964 On October - 15 cole Porter, composer (Still of the Night), dies at 73
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 On October - 15 lBJ signs a bill creating Dept of Transportation
1968 Bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62 on October - 15.
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 Vietnam Moratorium Day; millions nationwide protest the war on this day in history.
1969 On October - 15 rod[erique] La Rocque, US western actor (Mystery Woman), dies