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Historical Events Happened In October - 15

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

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  On this day in history administration of territory of Manipur taken over by Indian govt  

1949  On October - 15 billy Graham begins his ministry  

1949  On October - 15 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 October - 15.  

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 this day in history.  

1954  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 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  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  On this day in history "Untouchables" premieres  

1959  On this day in history 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  On October - 15 clara Kimball Young, actress (Return of Chandu), dies of stroke at 70  

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 this day in history edmond Fleg[enheimer], Swiss/French writer (Ecoute Israel), dies  

1964  Craig Breedlove sets auto speed record of 846.97 kph on October - 15.  

1964  Kosygin & Brezhnev replace Soviet premier Nikita Krushchev on this day in history.  

1964  Cole Porter, composer (Still of the Night), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1968  On October - 15 bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62  

1969  Bank of America World Headquarters (555 California) dedicated on this day in history.  

1969  On October - 15 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 Birthdays In October - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1471  Konrad Mutian, German humanist (d. 1526) was born on October - 15.  

1542  On October - 15 birth of djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605)  

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

1608  Evangelista Torricelli, Italian physicist (d. 1647) was born on October - 15.  

1674  Robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together) was born on this day in history.  

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

1701  On October - 15 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  Death of Theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria on October - 15.  

0892  On this day in history al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies  

0898  Death of Lambert, Holy Roman Emperor on October - 15.  

0912  Death of Abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of Córdoba on October - 15.  

1002  On October - 15 death of otto-Henry, Duke of Burgundy (b. 946)  

1080  Rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies on October - 15.  

1268  On October - 15 dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies  

1271  On this day in history hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies  


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