Historical Events In October - 15
Thursday, 19 September 2019
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 October - 15 lee Iacocca, Chrysler magnate born
1924 On October - 15 pres Coolidge declares Statue of Liberty a national monument
1924 Colin Romoff, NYC, orch leader (Andy Williams Show) on October - 15.
1925 Pitts Pirates beat Wash Senators, 4 games to 3 in 22nd World Series on this day in history.
1925 On October - 15 mickey Baker, rocker
1926 On October - 15 austria govt of Seipel, forms
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 October - 15.
1938 On October - 15 robert Sherwoods "Abe Lincoln in Illinois," premieres in NYC
1939 On this day in history laGuardia Airport opens in NYC
1940 On this day in history -16] Heavy German air raid on London, 400 killed
1941 Jews caught outside the Polish Ghetto walls could be put to death on this day in history.
1941 On October - 15 1st mass deportation of German Jews to Eastern Europe
1942 On this day in history german 6th Army occupies Tractorenfabriek, 3,000 German's die
1942 On this day in history dirk Bannink, nurse/local counciller Deventer, executed
1944 The Arrow Cross Party (very similar to Hitler's NSDAP (Nazi party)) takes over the power in Hungary on this day in history.
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 On this day in history pierre Laval former premier of Vichy France, executed
1945 On this day in history baseball Attendance hits record 10.28 million (Tigers 1.28 is highest)
1945 On October - 15 pierre Laval, former premier of Vichy France, executed at 62
1946 Hermann Goering, founder of the Gestapo and chief of the German air force, committed suicide by poison on October - 15.
1946 On this day in history smallest World Series share since 1918 (Cards $3,748, Red Sox $2,140)
1946 Hermann Goering, Nazi Reichmarshal, poisons himself in prison on this day in history.
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 October - 15.
1948 China's Red army occupies Chinchov on this day in history.