Historical Events For October - 15
Wednesday, 07 December 2016
1948 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 on this day in history.
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 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 John Patrick's "Teahouse of the Red Moon," premieres in NYC on October - 15.
1954 Hurricane Hazel strikes US & Canada, 348 die on this day in history.
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 October - 15 pyotr Bolotnikov runs world record 10k (28:42.8)
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 October - 15.
1958 On this day in history tunisia drops diplomatic relations with Egypt
1958 On this day in history jack Mason, cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies
1959 "Untouchables" premieres on this day in history.
1959 The birth of The Duchess of York on October - 15.
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 this day in history.
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 On October - 15 craig Breedlove sets auto speed record of 846.97 kph
1964 On October - 15 kosygin & Brezhnev replace Soviet premier Nikita Krushchev
1964 On October - 15 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 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 October - 15.
1969 On October - 15 madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs North Stars)
1969 On this day in history vietnam Moratorium Day; millions nationwide protest the war
1969 On this day in history rod[erique] La Rocque, US western actor (Mystery Woman), dies