Historical Events Happened In October - 15
Friday, 29 May 2015
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 Administration of territory of Manipur taken over by Indian govt on October - 15.
1949 On October - 15 billy Graham begins his ministry
1949 On this day in history tripura accedes to the Indian union
1951 On this day in history "I Love Lucy" debuts on CBS TV
1952 On this day in history arthur Laurent's "Time of the Cuckoo," premieres in NYC
1953 The first televised weather report airs on this day in history.
1953 John Patrick's "Teahouse of the Red Moon," premieres in NYC on October - 15.
1954 On this day in history hurricane Hazel strikes US & Canada, 348 die
1955 Fumio Hayasaka, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.
1956 William J Brennan Jr appointed to the Supreme Court on October - 15.
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 this day in history.
1957 On this day in history giants trade Minneapolis franchise to Red Sox for SF Seals-franchises only, not the players
1958 Tunisia drops diplomatic relations with Egypt on October - 15.
1958 On October - 15 jack Mason, cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies
1959 "Untouchables" premieres on this day in history.
1959 On October - 15 the birth of The Duchess of York
1960 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 on October - 15.
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 On this day in history edmond Fleg[enheimer], Swiss/French writer (Ecoute Israel), dies
1964 On this day in history craig Breedlove sets auto speed record of 846.97 kph
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 U.S. Naval Support Activity Danang Vietnam, established on this day in history.
1965 On this day in history carl Hoff, orch leader (Music Hall), dies at 60
1966 On October - 15 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 On October - 15 bank of America World Headquarters (555 California) dedicated
1969 Madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs North Stars) on this day in history.
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.