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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Friday, 24 October 2014

1948  On this day in history 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 October - 15 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  On October - 15 arthur Laurent's "Time of the Cuckoo," premieres in NYC  

1953  On October - 15 the first televised weather report airs.  

1953  John Patrick's "Teahouse of the Red Moon," premieres in NYC on October - 15.  

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 this day in history 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  Tunisia drops diplomatic relations with Egypt on October - 15.  

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 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 October - 15.  

1963  On October - 15 edmond Fleg[enheimer], Swiss/French writer (Ecoute Israel), dies  

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 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  On this day in history carl Hoff, orch leader (Music Hall), dies at 60  

1966  On this day in history lBJ signs a bill creating Dept of Transportation  

1968  On October - 15 bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62  

1969  Bank of America World Headquarters (555 California) dedicated on October - 15.  

1969  Madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs North Stars) on this day in history.  

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  Konrad Mutian, German humanist (d. 1526) was born on October - 15.  

1542  On October - 15 birth of djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605)  

1550  Henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange was born on this day in history.  

1608  On this day in history birth of evangelista Torricelli, Italian physicist (d. 1647)  

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

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  On October - 15 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  On this day in history death of theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria  

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

0898  On October - 15 death of lambert, Holy Roman Emperor  

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  On this day in history rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies  

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

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