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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Thursday, 24 April 2014

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  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 this day in history the first televised weather report airs.  

1953  On this day in history john Patrick's "Teahouse of the Red Moon," premieres in NYC  

1954  Hurricane Hazel strikes US & Canada, 348 die on this day in history.  

1955  Fumio Hayasaka, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1957  On this day in history uSS Lake Champlain reaches Valencia, Spain to assist in flood rescue work.  

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 this day in history.  

1959  On this day in history "Untouchables" premieres  

1959  The birth of The Duchess of York on this day in history.  

1960  On this day in history 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  On this day in history clara Kimball Young, actress (Return of Chandu), dies of stroke at 70  

1962  Amnesty International formed in London on this day in history.  

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

1963  Edmond Fleg[enheimer], Swiss/French writer (Ecoute Israel), dies on this day in history.  

1964  Craig Breedlove sets auto speed record of 846.97 kph on this day in history.  

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

1966  On this day in history 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  On this day in history bank of America World Headquarters (555 California) dedicated  

1969  On this day in history madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs North Stars)  

1969  Vietnam Moratorium Day; millions nationwide protest the war on this day in history.  

1969  Rod[erique] La Rocque, US western actor (Mystery Woman), dies on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1471  On this day in history birth of konrad Mutian, German humanist (d. 1526)  

1542  Djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605) was born on this day in history.  

1550  On this day in history birth of henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange  

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

1674  On this day in history birth of robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together)  

1686  Allan Ramsay, Scottish poet (d. 1758) was born on this day in history.  

1701  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of otto-Henry, Duke of Burgundy (b. 946)  

1080  On this day in history rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies  

1268  Dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies on this day in history.  

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