Historical Events In October - 15
Thursday, 19 September 2019
1898 On October - 15 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 On October - 15 zdenek Fibich, composer, dies at 49
1901 On October - 15 bernard von Brentano, German writer (Big Cats)
1902 On this day in history andrey Yakolevich Shtogarenko, composer
1904 Julian Hodge, British financier/multi-millionaire (Hodge Group) on October - 15.
1905 On this day in history claude Debussy's "La Mer," premieres
1905 Alexey Kozlovsky, composer on October - 15.
1906 On this day in history hiram Fong, Honolulu U.S. (Sen-R-Hawaii)
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 Xenophon Balaskas, cricketer (South African leg-spinner of 30's) on this day in history.
1910 Stanley "Midnight Assassin" Ketchel, heavy weight boxing champ, shot & killed on this day in history.
1911 James H[enry] Schmitz, Germany, sci-fi author (Lion Game) on this day in history.
1912 Red Sox Tris Speaker's makes only world series unassisted double play, from the outfield on this day in history.
1913 On this day in history train crash in Liverpool during "Black Week"
1913 On October - 15 klaus Barbie, gestapo chief (Lyon)
1914 On October - 15 aSCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers) founded
1914 Clayton Antitrust Act passed on this day in history.
1914 On October - 15 aleksander Rozycki, composer, dies at 69
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 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 on this day in history.
1917 On October - 15 chicago White Sox beat NY Giants, 4 games to 2 in 14th World Series
1917 Arthur Schlesinger Jr, Ohio, historian (1946 Pulitzer-Age of Jackson) on October - 15.
1917 On October - 15 mata Hari, Dutch dancer/German spy, executed by firing squad in Paris
1918 On October - 15 british Q-ship Cymric sinks British submarine J6
1919 On this day in history 14 horses begin 300-mile race from Vt to Mass for $1000 prize money
1919 On October - 15 edwin C Tubb, Brits sci-fi writer (Earth is Heaven, Earthfall)
1921 Mario Puzo, novelist (The Godfather) born on this day in history.
1921 Angelica Rozeanu, Romanian table tennis player (World Champ 1950-55) on this day in history.
1922 On October - 15 agustina Bessa-LuĂs, Portuguese writer