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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.  

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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  Djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605) was born on this day in history.  

1550  On October - 15 birth of henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange  

1608  Evangelista Torricelli, Italian physicist (d. 1647) was born on this day in history.  

1674  Robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together) was born on this day in history.  

1686  On October - 15 birth of allan Ramsay, Scottish poet (d. 1758)  

1701  On October - 15 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.  

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  On this day in history al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies  

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

0912  On October - 15 death of abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of Córdoba  

1002  Death of Otto-Henry, Duke of Burgundy (b. 946) on this day in history.  

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

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

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


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