Historical Events For October - 15
Thursday, 14 December 2017
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 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 this day in history tripura accedes to the Indian union
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 October - 15 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 October - 15 hurricane Hazel strikes US & Canada, 348 die
1955 On October - 15 fumio Hayasaka, composer, dies at 41
1956 William J Brennan Jr appointed to the Supreme Court on this day in history.
1956 On this day in history 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 On this day in history giants trade Minneapolis franchise to Red Sox for SF Seals-franchises only, not the players
1958 Tunisia drops diplomatic relations with Egypt on this day in history.
1958 On October - 15 jack Mason, cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies
1959 "Untouchables" premieres on this day in history.
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 October - 15 clara Kimball Young, actress (Return of Chandu), dies of stroke at 70
1962 Amnesty International formed in London on October - 15.
1962 On this day in history 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 October - 15 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 On October - 15 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 On this day in history bank of America World Headquarters (555 California) dedicated
1969 On this day in history madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs North Stars)
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.