Historical Events In October - 15
Friday, 28 February 2020
1898 On this day in history gunther Ramin, composer
1899 On October - 15 cincinnati closes season with 16-1 & 19-3 victories over Cleve Spiders
1900 Fritz Feld, Berlin Germany, actor (Jack Benny Show, At the Circus) on October - 15.
1900 Zdenek Fibich, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1901 Bernard von Brentano, German writer (Big Cats) on October - 15.
1902 Andrey Yakolevich Shtogarenko, composer on this day in history.
1904 On October - 15 julian Hodge, British financier/multi-millionaire (Hodge Group)
1905 On this day in history claude Debussy's "La Mer," premieres
1905 Alexey Kozlovsky, composer on this day in history.
1906 Hiram Fong, Honolulu U.S. (Sen-R-Hawaii) on October - 15.
1907 On this day in history john "Cardinal" Dearden, US cardinal (1969-88)/archbishop of Detroit
1908 John Kenneth Galbraith, economist (Affluent Society-58 Hillman Award) on this day in history.
1909 On October - 15 robert Trout, Wake County NC, newscaster (ABC)
1910 On October - 15 xenophon Balaskas, cricketer (South African leg-spinner of 30's)
1910 On October - 15 stanley "Midnight Assassin" Ketchel, heavy weight boxing champ, shot & killed
1911 On this day in history james H[enry] Schmitz, Germany, sci-fi author (Lion Game)
1912 Red Sox Tris Speaker's makes only world series unassisted double play, from the outfield on October - 15.
1913 On this day in history train crash in Liverpool during "Black Week"
1913 Klaus Barbie, gestapo chief (Lyon) on October - 15.
1914 ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers) founded on October - 15.
1914 On this day in history clayton Antitrust Act passed
1914 Aleksander Rozycki, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1915 On this day in history w Weyrauch, writer
1917 On this day in history mata Hari Dutch dancer/German spy executed by firing squad in Paris
1917 On October - 15 uSS Cassin (DD-43) torpedoed by German submarine U-61 off coast of Ireland. In trying to save the ship, Gunner's Mate Osmond Kelly Ingram becomes first American sailor killed in World War I and later is awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroism. He becomes the first enlisted man to have a ship named for him, in 1919.
1917 Chicago White Sox beat NY Giants, 4 games to 2 in 14th World Series on October - 15.
1917 On this day in history arthur Schlesinger Jr, Ohio, historian (1946 Pulitzer-Age of Jackson)
1917 Mata Hari, Dutch dancer/German spy, executed by firing squad in Paris on October - 15.
1918 British Q-ship Cymric sinks British submarine J6 on this day in history.
1919 On this day in history 14 horses begin 300-mile race from Vt to Mass for $1000 prize money
1919 Edwin C Tubb, Brits sci-fi writer (Earth is Heaven, Earthfall) on this day in history.
1921 Mario Puzo, novelist (The Godfather) born on October - 15.
1921 Angelica Rozeanu, Romanian table tennis player (World Champ 1950-55) on this day in history.
1922 Agustina Bessa-LuĂs, Portuguese writer on October - 15.