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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  

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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  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1471  On October - 15 birth of konrad Mutian, German humanist (d. 1526)  

1542  On this day in history birth of djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605)  

1550  Henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange was born on October - 15.  

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 October - 15 birth of allan Ramsay, Scottish poet (d. 1758)  

1701  Marie-Marguerite d'Youville, first native Canadian canonized (d. 1771) was born on this day in history.  

1711  Elisabeth Teresa of Lorraine, queen of Sardinia (d. 1741) was born on October - 15.  

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Famous Deaths In October - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0412  On October - 15 death of theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria  

0892  Al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on October - 15.  

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  On this day in history death of otto-Henry, Duke of Burgundy (b. 946)  

1080  On this day in history rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies  

1268  Dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies on October - 15.  

1271  On this day in history hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies  

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