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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Thursday, 28 July 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 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  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 this day in history.  

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  Hurricane Hazel strikes US & Canada, 348 die on October - 15.  

1955  Fumio Hayasaka, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

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1956  William J Brennan Jr appointed to the Supreme Court on October - 15.  

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  On this day in history "Untouchables" premieres  

1959  On October - 15 the birth of The Duchess of York  

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  On this day in history clara Kimball Young, actress (Return of Chandu), dies of stroke at 70  

1962  Amnesty International formed in London on this day in history.  

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 this day in history craig Breedlove sets auto speed record of 846.97 kph  

1964  On this day in history kosygin & Brezhnev replace Soviet premier Nikita Krushchev  

1964  On this day in history 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  On this day in history carl Hoff, orch leader (Music Hall), dies at 60  

1966  On October - 15 lBJ signs a bill creating Dept of Transportation  

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

1969  Rod[erique] La Rocque, US western actor (Mystery Woman), dies on this day in history.  

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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 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  Evangelista Torricelli, Italian physicist (d. 1647) was born on this day in history.  

1674  On October - 15 birth of robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together)  

1686  Allan Ramsay, Scottish poet (d. 1758) was born on this day in history.  

1701  On this day in history birth of marie-Marguerite d'Youville, first native Canadian canonized (d. 1771)  

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  Death of Theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria on this day in history.  

0892  Al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on this day in history.  

0898  On October - 15 death of lambert, Holy Roman Emperor  

0912  Death of Abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of Córdoba on this day in history.  

1002  Death of Otto-Henry, Duke of Burgundy (b. 946) on October - 15.  

1080  On October - 15 rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies  

1268  On October - 15 dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies  

1271  On October - 15 hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies  

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