Historical Events Happened In October - 15
Tuesday, 13 October 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 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 On October - 15 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 The first televised weather report airs on this day in history.
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 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 October - 15 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 On this day in history tunisia drops diplomatic relations with Egypt
1958 Jack Mason, cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies on October - 15.
1959 "Untouchables" premieres on October - 15.
1959 The birth of The Duchess of York on October - 15.
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 October - 15.
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 October - 15.
1962 Byron R White appointed to the Supreme Court on October - 15.
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 Cole Porter, composer (Still of the Night), dies at 73 on this day in history.
1965 U.S. Naval Support Activity Danang Vietnam, established on October - 15.
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 October - 15 bank of America World Headquarters (555 California) dedicated
1969 On October - 15 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 October - 15.