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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Saturday, 13 February 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  Administration of territory of Manipur taken over by Indian govt on this day in history.  

1949  On this day in history billy Graham begins his ministry  

1949  On this day in history 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  On October - 15 the first televised weather report airs.  

1953  On October - 15 john Patrick's "Teahouse of the Red Moon," premieres in NYC  

1954  On October - 15 hurricane Hazel strikes US & Canada, 348 die  

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

1956  William J Brennan Jr appointed to the Supreme Court on this day in history.  

1956  Pyotr Bolotnikov runs world record 10k (28:42.8) on October - 15.  

1957  USS Lake Champlain reaches Valencia, Spain to assist in flood rescue work on October - 15.  

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 this day in history.  

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  Clara Kimball Young, actress (Return of Chandu), dies of stroke at 70 on October - 15.  

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 October - 15.  

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  On October - 15 cole Porter, composer (Still of the Night), dies at 73  

1965  U.S. Naval Support Activity Danang Vietnam, established on October - 15.  

1965  On October - 15 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  Madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs North Stars) on October - 15.  

1969  On October - 15 vietnam Moratorium Day; millions nationwide protest the war  

1969  On this day in history rod[erique] La Rocque, US western actor (Mystery Woman), dies  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1471  On this day in history birth of konrad Mutian, German humanist (d. 1526)  

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

1550  On October - 15 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  Robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together) was born on October - 15.  

1686  On this day in history birth of allan Ramsay, Scottish poet (d. 1758)  

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

1711  On this day in history birth of elisabeth Teresa of Lorraine, queen of Sardinia (d. 1741)  

Famous Deaths In October - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0412  Death of Theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria on October - 15.  

0892  Al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on October - 15.  

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 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  Hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies on October - 15.  

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