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Historical Events For October - 15

Friday, 28 April 2017

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  Administration of territory of Manipur taken over by Indian govt on October - 15.  

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 October - 15.  

1953  On this day in history the first televised weather report airs.  

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

1954  Hurricane Hazel strikes US & Canada, 348 die on October - 15.  

1955  Fumio Hayasaka, composer, dies at 41 on October - 15.  

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

1958  Jack Mason, cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies on October - 15.  

1959  On this day in history "Untouchables" premieres  

1959  The birth of The Duchess of York on October - 15.  

1960  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 on this day in history.  

1960  Clara Kimball Young, actress (Return of Chandu), dies of stroke at 70 on this day in history.  

1962  Amnesty International formed in London on October - 15.  

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

1964  On this day in history cole Porter, composer (Still of the Night), dies at 73  

1965  U.S. Naval Support Activity Danang Vietnam, established on this day in history.  

1965  Carl Hoff, orch leader (Music Hall), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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

1968  Bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

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  On October - 15 rod[erique] La Rocque, US western actor (Mystery Woman), dies  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 15

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

1608  Evangelista Torricelli, Italian physicist (d. 1647) was born on this day in history.  

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  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)  

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Famous Deaths In October - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0412  On October - 15 death of theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria  

0892  On this day in history al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies  

0898  On this day in history 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 October - 15.  

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

1268  On this day in history dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies  

1271  On October - 15 hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies  

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