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.
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.