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Historical Events In October - 15

Friday, 28 February 2020

1970  On this day in history collapse of Westgate Bridge, Melbourne kills 35 and injures 17  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  On this day in history national Guard mobilizes to restore order in Boston school busing  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On October - 15 ringo releases "A Dose of Rock 'n' Roll"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On this day in history the first debate of major-ticket VP nominees Mondale (D) vs Dole (R)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  Carlo Gambino, US gangster, dies at 74 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On this day in history debbie Boone's "You Light Up My Life," goes #1 & stays #1 for 10 weeks  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On this day in history ralph Truman, actor (Henry V, Treasure Island), dies at 77  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  On October - 15 nY Knicks retire 2nd number, # 10, Walt Frazier  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  On this day in history the first Monday Night Footbal game from NYC, Jets beat Vikings 14-7 (Shea Stad)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  On October - 15 frank DeKova, actor (Chief Wild Eagle-F Troop), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1982  On October - 15 elsie Randolph, actress (That'll Make You Whistle), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  On October - 15 black Hawks & Maple Leafs combine for fastest 5 goals (84 seconds)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  US Marine sharpshooters kill 5 snipers at Beirut Intl Airport on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  Pat O'Brien, actor (Some like it hot), dies of heart attack at 83 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Shelley Taylor of Australia makes fastest swim ever around Manhattan Island, doing it in 6 hours 12 minutes 29 seconds on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Shuttle Columbia carries Spacelab into orbit on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On this day in history meret Oppenheim, writer, dies at 72  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On this day in history fiji becomes a republic, after belonging to Britain since 1874  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  Fiji's governor-general resigns, ending century of allegiance by the South Pacific island to British crown on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  NFL Players Assn orders an end to the 24 day strike on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  Thomas Sankara, president of Burkina Faso, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  Amnesty International's Global Concert Tour ends in Buenos Aires on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On October - 15 with 2 outs in bottom of 9th, an injured Kirk Gibson hits dramatic 2 run HR to gives Dodgers a 5-4 win in 1st game of 85th World Series  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  Billy Graham is given the 1,900th star on Hollywood Blvd on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  South African pres FW de Klerk frees Sisulu & 4 other political prisoners on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  Wayne Gretsky passes Gordie Howes as NHL's all time top scorer on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  Mikhail Gorbachev awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  Delphine Seyrig, dies of lung disease at 58 on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On October - 15 clarence Thomas is confirmed as Supreme Court Justice (52-48)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On this day in history hotze de Roos, carpenter/kid book writer (Chameleon series), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  Dorothy Helen Baker, mother of Diane Baker, dies at 78 on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  Ken E Jones, musician (New Amsterdam Symph Orch), dies of AIDS at 34 on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  On October - 15 hannes Wustinger, Austrian race car driver, dies at 29  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  Arthur Carleton Hetherington, public servant, dies at 82 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1471  On this day in history birth of konrad Mutian, German humanist (d. 1526)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1542  Djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1550  Henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange was born on this day in history.  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  On October - 15 birth of robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1686  On this day in history birth of allan Ramsay, Scottish poet (d. 1758)  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  On October - 15 birth of elisabeth Teresa of Lorraine, queen of Sardinia (d. 1741)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In October - 15

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0412  Death of Theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0892  Al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

0912  On October - 15 death of abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of CĂłrdoba  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1002  Death of Otto-Henry, Duke of Burgundy (b. 946) on October - 15.  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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