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Historical Events For October - 15

Saturday, 21 October 2017

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 October - 15.  

1949  On October - 15 administration of territory of Manipur taken over by Indian govt  

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 October - 15.  

1952  On October - 15 arthur Laurent's "Time of the Cuckoo," premieres in NYC  

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

1953  John Patrick's "Teahouse of the Red Moon," premieres in NYC on October - 15.  

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

1955  On October - 15 fumio Hayasaka, composer, dies at 41  

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1956  On October - 15 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 this day in history.  

1957  On October - 15 giants trade Minneapolis franchise to Red Sox for SF Seals-franchises only, not the players  

1958  On this day in history tunisia drops diplomatic relations with Egypt  

1958  Jack Mason, cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies on October - 15.  

1959  "Untouchables" premieres on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1964  Kosygin & Brezhnev replace Soviet premier Nikita Krushchev on October - 15.  

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 this day in history carl Hoff, orch leader (Music Hall), dies at 60  

1966  LBJ signs a bill creating Dept of Transportation on October - 15.  

1968  Bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history rod[erique] La Rocque, US western actor (Mystery Woman), dies  

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

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

1686  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of elisabeth Teresa of Lorraine, queen of Sardinia (d. 1741)  

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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 this day in history.  

0892  On October - 15 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  On this day in history rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies  

1268  Dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies on October - 15.  

1271  Hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies on October - 15.  

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