Historical Events In October - 15
Friday, 28 February 2020
1923 NY Yankees 1st World Series win beating NY Giants, 4 games to 2 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1924 Colin Romoff, NYC, orch leader (Andy Williams Show) on October - 15.
1925 On this day in history pitts Pirates beat Wash Senators, 4 games to 3 in 22nd World Series
1925 Mickey Baker, rocker on this day in history.
1926 Austria govt of Seipel, forms on this day in history.
1926 Evan Hunter, [Ed McBain], American writer (Blackboard Jungle) on this day in history.
1928 German dirigible "Graf Zeppelin" lands in Lakehurst, NJ on this day in history.
1932 Tata Airlines (later to become Air India) makes its first flight on October - 15.
1933 On October - 15 philadelphia Eagles play 1st NFL game, lose to NY Giants 56-0
1934 Raymond PoincarĂ©, premier/president France (1913-20), dies at 74 on October - 15.
1935 NHL's St Louis Eagles fold on October - 15.
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 October - 15.
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 October - 15.
1941 On October - 15 1st mass deportation of German Jews to Eastern Europe
1942 German 6th Army occupies Tractorenfabriek, 3,000 German's die on October - 15.
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 October - 15.
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 this day in history.
1945 Baseball Attendance hits record 10.28 million (Tigers 1.28 is highest) on this day in history.
1945 Pierre Laval, former premier of Vichy France, executed at 62 on October - 15.
1946 On this day in history hermann Goering, founder of the Gestapo and chief of the German air force, committed suicide by poison
1946 Smallest World Series share since 1918 (Cards $3,748, Red Sox $2,140) on October - 15.
1946 On this day in history hermann Goering, Nazi Reichmarshal, poisons himself in prison
1948 On this day in history 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.
1948 On this day in history china's Red army occupies Chinchov