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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Thursday, 17 April 2014

1948  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 on this day in history.  

1949  On this day in history administration of territory of Manipur taken over by Indian govt  

1949  Billy Graham begins his ministry on this day in history.  

1949  On this day in history tripura accedes to the Indian union  

1951  On this day in history "I Love Lucy" debuts on CBS TV  

1952  On this day in history arthur Laurent's "Time of the Cuckoo," premieres in NYC  

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

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

1956  On this day in history william J Brennan Jr appointed to the Supreme Court  

1956  On this day in history pyotr Bolotnikov runs world record 10k (28:42.8)  

1957  USS Lake Champlain reaches Valencia, Spain to assist in flood rescue work on this day in history.  

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

1958  On this day in history tunisia drops diplomatic relations with Egypt  

1958  On this day in history jack Mason, cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies  

1959  "Untouchables" premieres on this day in history.  

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

1962  On this day in history amnesty International formed in London  

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

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 this day in history.  

1964  Kosygin & Brezhnev replace Soviet premier Nikita Krushchev on this day in history.  

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  Carl Hoff, orch leader (Music Hall), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1966  On this day in history 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  Madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs North Stars) on this day in history.  

1969  On this day in history 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 People Born On This Day In History

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

1542  On this day in history birth of djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605)  

1550  On this day in history birth of henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange  

1608  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1701  Marie-Marguerite d'Youville, first native Canadian canonized (d. 1771) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history death of theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria  

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

0898  On this day in history death of lambert, Holy Roman Emperor  

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

1002  On this day in history death of otto-Henry, Duke of Burgundy (b. 946)  

1080  Rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies on this day in history.  

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

1271  Hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies on this day in history.