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Historical Events In October - 15

Sunday, 16 February 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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  On this day in history administration of territory of Manipur taken over by Indian govt  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  On this day in history billy Graham begins his ministry  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  Tripura accedes to the Indian union on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  On October - 15 "I Love Lucy" debuts on CBS TV  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1952  On this day in history arthur Laurent's "Time of the Cuckoo," premieres in NYC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  The first televised weather report airs on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  On October - 15 john Patrick's "Teahouse of the Red Moon," premieres in NYC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  On October - 15 hurricane Hazel strikes US & Canada, 348 die  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  On this day in history fumio Hayasaka, composer, dies at 41  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1956  William J Brennan Jr appointed to the Supreme Court on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  Pyotr Bolotnikov runs world record 10k (28:42.8) on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  On this day in history uSS Lake Champlain reaches Valencia, Spain to assist in flood rescue work.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  Giants trade Minneapolis franchise to Red Sox for SF Seals-franchises only, not the players on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  Tunisia drops diplomatic relations with Egypt on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  Jack Mason, cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  On October - 15 "Untouchables" premieres  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  The birth of The Duchess of York on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On October - 15 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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On October - 15 clara Kimball Young, actress (Return of Chandu), dies of stroke at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  On this day in history amnesty International formed in London  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  On October - 15 byron R White appointed to the Supreme Court  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  On October - 15 edmond Fleg[enheimer], Swiss/French writer (Ecoute Israel), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  On this day in history craig Breedlove sets auto speed record of 846.97 kph  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  Kosygin & Brezhnev replace Soviet premier Nikita Krushchev on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  Cole Porter, composer (Still of the Night), dies at 73 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  U.S. Naval Support Activity Danang Vietnam, established on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  Carl Hoff, orch leader (Music Hall), dies at 60 on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  On this day in history lBJ signs a bill creating Dept of Transportation  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  Bea Benaderet, NYC, actress (Kate-Petticoat Junction), dies at 62 on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Bank of America World Headquarters (555 California) dedicated on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On this day in history madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs North Stars)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Vietnam Moratorium Day; millions nationwide protest the war on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Rod[erique] La Rocque, US western actor (Mystery Woman), dies on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1471  Konrad Mutian, German humanist (d. 1526) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1542  On October - 15 birth of djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1550  On October - 15 birth of henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1608  On this day in history birth of evangelista Torricelli, Italian physicist (d. 1647)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1674  Robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1686  Allan Ramsay, Scottish poet (d. 1758) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1701  Marie-Marguerite d'Youville, first native Canadian canonized (d. 1771) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1711  Elisabeth Teresa of Lorraine, queen of Sardinia (d. 1741) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In October - 15

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0412  On October - 15 death of theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0892  Al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0898  Death of Lambert, Holy Roman Emperor on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0912  On this day in history death of abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of CĂłrdoba  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1002  On October - 15 death of otto-Henry, Duke of Burgundy (b. 946)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1080  On this day in history rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1268  On October - 15 dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1271  Hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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