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Historical Events For October - 15

Thursday, 29 June 2017

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 October - 15.  

1949  Billy Graham begins his ministry on October - 15.  

1949  Tripura accedes to the Indian union on October - 15.  

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 October - 15.  

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  Fumio Hayasaka, composer, dies at 41 on October - 15.  

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

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  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 October - 15 jack Mason, cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies  

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  Amnesty International formed in London on October - 15.  

1962  On this day in history byron R White appointed to the Supreme Court  

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 this day in history.  

1964  On October - 15 kosygin & Brezhnev replace Soviet premier Nikita Krushchev  

1964  Cole Porter, composer (Still of the Night), dies at 73 on October - 15.  

1965  On October - 15 u.S. Naval Support Activity Danang Vietnam, established.  

1965  Carl Hoff, orch leader (Music Hall), dies at 60 on October - 15.  

1966  On October - 15 lBJ signs a bill creating Dept of Transportation  

1968  Bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62 on October - 15.  

1969  Bank of America World Headquarters (555 California) dedicated on this day in history.  

1969  On this day in history 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  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  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 October - 15.  

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.  

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Famous Deaths In October - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

0892  On October - 15 al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies  

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

0912  Death of Abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of Córdoba on October - 15.  

1002  Death of Otto-Henry, Duke of Burgundy (b. 946) on October - 15.  

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

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.  

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