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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Sunday, 26 June 2016

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  On October - 15 administration of territory of Manipur taken over by Indian govt  

1949  Billy Graham begins his ministry on this day in history.  

1949  On this day in history tripura accedes to the Indian union  

1951  "I Love Lucy" debuts on CBS TV on October - 15.  

1952  Arthur Laurent's "Time of the Cuckoo," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

1953  The first televised weather report airs on October - 15.  

1953  John Patrick's "Teahouse of the Red Moon," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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

1955  On this day in history fumio Hayasaka, composer, dies at 41  

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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  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  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 October - 15.  

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  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  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  On October - 15 carl Hoff, orch leader (Music Hall), dies at 60  

1966  On this day in history lBJ signs a bill creating Dept of Transportation  

1968  On this day in history bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62  

1969  Bank of America World Headquarters (555 California) dedicated on October - 15.  

1969  Madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs North Stars) on October - 15.  

1969  Vietnam Moratorium Day; millions nationwide protest the war on October - 15.  

1969  Rod[erique] La Rocque, US western actor (Mystery Woman), dies on October - 15.  

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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  Djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605) was born on October - 15.  

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

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 October - 15.  

1711  Elisabeth Teresa of Lorraine, queen of Sardinia (d. 1741) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In October - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0412  Death of Theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria on October - 15.  

0892  On October - 15 al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies  

0898  On this day in history death of lambert, Holy Roman Emperor  

0912  On October - 15 death of abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of Córdoba  

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  On October - 15 dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies  

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

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