Historical Events In October - 15
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
1923 On this day in history nY Yankees 1st World Series win beating NY Giants, 4 games to 2
1923 Italo Calvino, Cuba, author (Winter's Night a Traveler) on this day in history.
1924 On this day in history lee Iacocca, Chrysler magnate born
1924 Pres Coolidge declares Statue of Liberty a national monument on October - 15.
1924 On this day in history colin Romoff, NYC, orch leader (Andy Williams Show)
1925 On October - 15 pitts Pirates beat Wash Senators, 4 games to 3 in 22nd World Series
1925 Mickey Baker, rocker on October - 15.
1926 Austria govt of Seipel, forms on this day in history.
1926 Evan Hunter, [Ed McBain], American writer (Blackboard Jungle) on October - 15.
1928 On October - 15 german dirigible "Graf Zeppelin" lands in Lakehurst, NJ
1932 Tata Airlines (later to become Air India) makes its first flight on October - 15.
1933 Philadelphia Eagles play 1st NFL game, lose to NY Giants 56-0 on October - 15.
1934 On October - 15 raymond PoincarĂ©, premier/president France (1913-20), dies at 74
1935 On October - 15 nHL's St Louis Eagles fold
1937 On October - 15 ernest Hemingway novel "To Have & Have Not" published
1937 James Marcus, American actor (The Eagle, The Lonely Trail) dies at 70 on this day in history.
1938 On this day in history robert Sherwoods "Abe Lincoln in Illinois," premieres in NYC
1939 LaGuardia Airport opens in NYC on this day in history.
1940 On this day in history -16] Heavy German air raid on London, 400 killed
1941 On October - 15 jews caught outside the Polish Ghetto walls could be put to death
1941 1st mass deportation of German Jews to Eastern Europe on this day in history.
1942 German 6th Army occupies Tractorenfabriek, 3,000 German's die on October - 15.
1942 Dirk Bannink, nurse/local counciller Deventer, executed on October - 15.
1944 On this day in history the Arrow Cross Party (very similar to Hitler's NSDAP (Nazi party)) takes over the power in Hungary.
1944 On this day in history philip Mechanicus, journalist, executed in Auschwitz-Birkenau
1945 On October - 15 french statesman Pierre Laval is executed for betraying his country to Nazis in World War Two.
1945 Pierre Laval former premier of Vichy France, executed on October - 15.
1945 On this day in history baseball Attendance hits record 10.28 million (Tigers 1.28 is highest)
1945 Pierre Laval, former premier of Vichy France, executed at 62 on October - 15.
1946 On October - 15 hermann Goering, founder of the Gestapo and chief of the German air force, committed suicide by poison
1946 On October - 15 smallest World Series share since 1918 (Cards $3,748, Red Sox $2,140)
1946 On this day in history hermann Goering, Nazi Reichmarshal, poisons himself in prison
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.
1948 On this day in history china's Red army occupies Chinchov