Historical Events Happened In October - 15
Tuesday, 31 May 2016
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 On October - 15 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 this day in history.
1952 Arthur Laurent's "Time of the Cuckoo," premieres in NYC on October - 15.
1953 The first televised weather report airs on this day in history.
1953 John Patrick's "Teahouse of the Red Moon," premieres in NYC on October - 15.
1954 On October - 15 hurricane Hazel strikes US & Canada, 348 die
1955 On October - 15 fumio Hayasaka, composer, dies at 41
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 On this day in history uSS Lake Champlain reaches Valencia, Spain to assist in flood rescue work.
1957 Giants trade Minneapolis franchise to Red Sox for SF Seals-franchises only, not the players on October - 15.
1958 On October - 15 tunisia drops diplomatic relations with Egypt
1958 On October - 15 jack Mason, cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies
1959 "Untouchables" premieres on October - 15.
1959 On this day in history 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 this day in history clara Kimball Young, actress (Return of Chandu), dies of stroke at 70
1962 On this day in history amnesty International formed in London
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 October - 15 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 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 Carl Hoff, orch leader (Music Hall), dies at 60 on October - 15.
1966 On October - 15 lBJ signs a bill creating Dept of Transportation
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 On this day in history madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs North Stars)
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