Historical Events In October - 15
Friday, 07 August 2020
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.
1949 Administration of territory of Manipur taken over by Indian govt on October - 15.
1949 Billy Graham begins his ministry on October - 15.
1949 On this day in history tripura accedes to the Indian union
1951 "I Love Lucy" debuts on CBS TV on this day in history.
1952 Arthur Laurent's "Time of the Cuckoo," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1953 On October - 15 the first televised weather report airs.
1953 On October - 15 john Patrick's "Teahouse of the Red Moon," premieres in NYC
1954 Hurricane Hazel strikes US & Canada, 348 die on October - 15.
1955 Fumio Hayasaka, composer, dies at 41 on October - 15.
1956 William J Brennan Jr appointed to the Supreme Court on this day in history.
1956 On this day in history pyotr Bolotnikov runs world record 10k (28:42.8)
1957 USS Lake Champlain reaches Valencia, Spain to assist in flood rescue work on this day in history.
1957 Giants trade Minneapolis franchise to Red Sox for SF Seals-franchises only, not the players on October - 15.
1958 On this day in history tunisia drops diplomatic relations with Egypt
1958 Jack Mason, cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies on October - 15.
1959 "Untouchables" premieres on this day in history.
1959 On this day in history the birth of The Duchess of York
1960 USS Patrick Henry (SSBN-599) begins successful firing of four Polaris test vehicles under operational rather than test conditions. Tests are completed on 18 October on October - 15.
1960 Clara Kimball Young, actress (Return of Chandu), dies of stroke at 70 on this day in history.
1962 Amnesty International formed in London on this day in history.
1962 Byron R White appointed to the Supreme Court on October - 15.
1963 Edmond Fleg[enheimer], Swiss/French writer (Ecoute Israel), dies on this day in history.
1964 Craig Breedlove sets auto speed record of 846.97 kph on October - 15.
1964 On October - 15 kosygin & Brezhnev replace Soviet premier Nikita Krushchev
1964 Cole Porter, composer (Still of the Night), dies at 73 on October - 15.
1965 On October - 15 u.S. Naval Support Activity Danang Vietnam, established.
1965 Carl Hoff, orch leader (Music Hall), dies at 60 on October - 15.
1966 LBJ signs a bill creating Dept of Transportation on October - 15.
1968 On October - 15 bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62
1969 On October - 15 bank of America World Headquarters (555 California) dedicated
1969 On October - 15 madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs North Stars)
1969 Vietnam Moratorium Day; millions nationwide protest the war on October - 15.
1969 Rod[erique] La Rocque, US western actor (Mystery Woman), dies on October - 15.