Historical Events In October - 15
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
1898 On October - 15 gunther Ramin, composer
1899 Cincinnati closes season with 16-1 & 19-3 victories over Cleve Spiders on this day in history.
1900 Fritz Feld, Berlin Germany, actor (Jack Benny Show, At the Circus) on this day in history.
1900 On October - 15 zdenek Fibich, composer, dies at 49
1901 On October - 15 bernard von Brentano, German writer (Big Cats)
1902 On October - 15 andrey Yakolevich Shtogarenko, composer
1904 Julian Hodge, British financier/multi-millionaire (Hodge Group) on this day in history.
1905 Claude Debussy's "La Mer," premieres on this day in history.
1905 Alexey Kozlovsky, composer on October - 15.
1906 On this day in history hiram Fong, Honolulu U.S. (Sen-R-Hawaii)
1907 John "Cardinal" Dearden, US cardinal (1969-88)/archbishop of Detroit on this day in history.
1908 On this day in history john Kenneth Galbraith, economist (Affluent Society-58 Hillman Award)
1909 Robert Trout, Wake County NC, newscaster (ABC) on this day in history.
1910 Xenophon Balaskas, cricketer (South African leg-spinner of 30's) on October - 15.
1910 On October - 15 stanley "Midnight Assassin" Ketchel, heavy weight boxing champ, shot & killed
1911 James H[enry] Schmitz, Germany, sci-fi author (Lion Game) on October - 15.
1912 Red Sox Tris Speaker's makes only world series unassisted double play, from the outfield on this day in history.
1913 Train crash in Liverpool during "Black Week" on October - 15.
1913 Klaus Barbie, gestapo chief (Lyon) on October - 15.
1914 ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers) founded on this day in history.
1914 Clayton Antitrust Act passed on October - 15.
1914 Aleksander Rozycki, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1915 On this day in history w Weyrauch, writer
1917 Mata Hari Dutch dancer/German spy executed by firing squad in Paris on October - 15.
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 October - 15 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 On this day in history british Q-ship Cymric sinks British submarine J6
1919 14 horses begin 300-mile race from Vt to Mass for $1000 prize money on October - 15.
1919 Edwin C Tubb, Brits sci-fi writer (Earth is Heaven, Earthfall) on this day in history.
1921 On October - 15 mario Puzo, novelist (The Godfather) born
1921 Angelica Rozeanu, Romanian table tennis player (World Champ 1950-55) on this day in history.
1922 Agustina Bessa-LuĂs, Portuguese writer on this day in history.