Historical Events Happened In October - 15
Wednesday, 01 July 2015
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 this day in history.
1949 Administration of territory of Manipur taken over by Indian govt on October - 15.
1949 Billy Graham begins his ministry on October - 15.
1949 On October - 15 tripura accedes to the Indian union
1951 On October - 15 "I Love Lucy" debuts on CBS TV
1952 Arthur Laurent's "Time of the Cuckoo," premieres in NYC on October - 15.
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
1956 William J Brennan Jr appointed to the Supreme Court on this day in history.
1956 Pyotr Bolotnikov runs world record 10k (28:42.8) on October - 15.
1957 On October - 15 uSS Lake Champlain reaches Valencia, Spain to assist in flood rescue work.
1957 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1959 "Untouchables" premieres on this day in history.
1959 The birth of The Duchess of York on October - 15.
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 this day in history.
1960 Clara Kimball Young, actress (Return of Chandu), dies of stroke at 70 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history craig Breedlove sets auto speed record of 846.97 kph
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 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 On this day in history lBJ signs a bill creating Dept of Transportation
1968 Bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62 on October - 15.
1969 On this day in history bank of America World Headquarters (555 California) dedicated
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.