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