Historical Events Happened In October - 15
Friday, 06 May 2016
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 Administration of territory of Manipur taken over by Indian govt on October - 15.
1949 Billy Graham begins his ministry on October - 15.
1949 Tripura accedes to the Indian union on October - 15.
1951 On this day in history "I Love Lucy" debuts on CBS TV
1952 Arthur Laurent's "Time of the Cuckoo," premieres in NYC on October - 15.
1953 On October - 15 the first televised weather report airs.
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 this day in history fumio Hayasaka, composer, dies at 41
1956 On October - 15 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 On October - 15 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 Jack Mason, cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies on this day in history.
1959 "Untouchables" premieres on October - 15.
1959 The birth of The Duchess of York on this day in history.
1960 On October - 15 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 Clara Kimball Young, actress (Return of Chandu), dies of stroke at 70 on this day in history.
1962 On October - 15 amnesty International formed in London
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 this day in history.
1964 On October - 15 kosygin & Brezhnev replace Soviet premier Nikita Krushchev
1964 On October - 15 cole Porter, composer (Still of the Night), dies at 73
1965 On this day in history u.S. Naval Support Activity Danang Vietnam, established.
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 Bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1969 On October - 15 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 Vietnam Moratorium Day; millions nationwide protest the war on this day in history.
1969 On this day in history rod[erique] La Rocque, US western actor (Mystery Woman), dies