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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Friday, 27 November 2015

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  Administration of territory of Manipur taken over by Indian govt on this day in history.  

1949  On this day in history billy Graham begins his ministry  

1949  Tripura accedes to the Indian union on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history the first televised weather report airs.  

1953  John Patrick's "Teahouse of the Red Moon," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

1954  On this day in history hurricane Hazel strikes US & Canada, 348 die  

1955  On this day in history fumio Hayasaka, composer, dies at 41  

1956  William J Brennan Jr appointed to the Supreme Court on this day in history.  

1956  On October - 15 pyotr Bolotnikov runs world record 10k (28:42.8)  

1957  USS Lake Champlain reaches Valencia, Spain to assist in flood rescue work on October - 15.  

1957  Giants trade Minneapolis franchise to Red Sox for SF Seals-franchises only, not the players on this day in history.  

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 October - 15.  

1959  "Untouchables" premieres on this day in history.  

1959  The birth of The Duchess of York on October - 15.  

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  Amnesty International formed in London on this day in history.  

1962  Byron R White appointed to the Supreme Court on this day in history.  

1963  On this day in history 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  Cole Porter, composer (Still of the Night), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1965  On October - 15 u.S. Naval Support Activity Danang Vietnam, established.  

1965  Carl Hoff, orch leader (Music Hall), dies at 60 on October - 15.  

1966  LBJ signs a bill creating Dept of Transportation on this day in history.  

1968  Bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1969  Bank of America World Headquarters (555 California) dedicated on October - 15.  

1969  Madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs North Stars) on October - 15.  

1969  On October - 15 vietnam Moratorium Day; millions nationwide protest the war  

1969  Rod[erique] La Rocque, US western actor (Mystery Woman), dies on October - 15.  

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1471  Konrad Mutian, German humanist (d. 1526) was born on this day in history.  

1542  On October - 15 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 October - 15 birth of evangelista Torricelli, Italian physicist (d. 1647)  

1674  On this day in history birth of robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together)  

1686  Allan Ramsay, Scottish poet (d. 1758) was born on October - 15.  

1701  Marie-Marguerite d'Youville, first native Canadian canonized (d. 1771) was born on October - 15.  

1711  Elisabeth Teresa of Lorraine, queen of Sardinia (d. 1741) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In October - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

0892  On October - 15 al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies  

0898  Death of Lambert, Holy Roman Emperor on October - 15.  

0912  On this day in history death of abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of Córdoba  

1002  On October - 15 death of otto-Henry, Duke of Burgundy (b. 946)  

1080  Rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies on October - 15.  

1268  Dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies on this day in history.  

1271  Hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies on October - 15.  


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