Historical Events Happened In October - 15
Wednesday, 24 August 2016
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 On this day in history billy Graham begins his ministry
1949 Tripura accedes to the Indian union on this day in history.
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 October - 15.
1953 The first televised weather report airs on October - 15.
1953 John Patrick's "Teahouse of the Red Moon," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1954 Hurricane Hazel strikes US & Canada, 348 die on October - 15.
1955 Fumio Hayasaka, composer, dies at 41 on October - 15.
1956 William J Brennan Jr appointed to the Supreme Court on October - 15.
1956 Pyotr Bolotnikov runs world record 10k (28:42.8) on this day in history.
1957 On October - 15 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 this day in history.
1958 On October - 15 tunisia drops diplomatic relations with Egypt
1958 On this day in history jack Mason, cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies
1959 On October - 15 "Untouchables" premieres
1959 The birth of The Duchess of York on this day in history.
1960 On this day in history 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 October - 15.
1962 Amnesty International formed in London on this day in history.
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 Craig Breedlove sets auto speed record of 846.97 kph on October - 15.
1964 Kosygin & Brezhnev replace Soviet premier Nikita Krushchev on this day in history.
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 LBJ signs a bill creating Dept of Transportation on this day in history.
1968 On October - 15 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 this day in history vietnam Moratorium Day; millions nationwide protest the war
1969 On October - 15 rod[erique] La Rocque, US western actor (Mystery Woman), dies