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Historical Events In October - 15

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1970  On October - 15 collapse of Westgate Bridge, Melbourne kills 35 and injures 17  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  On October - 15 national Guard mobilizes to restore order in Boston school busing  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  Ringo releases "A Dose of Rock 'n' Roll" on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1977  Debbie Boone's "You Light Up My Life," goes #1 & stays #1 for 10 weeks on October - 15.  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  NY Knicks retire 2nd number, # 10, Walt Frazier on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1981  Frank DeKova, actor (Chief Wild Eagle-F Troop), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1985  On October - 15 shelley Taylor of Australia makes fastest swim ever around Manhattan Island, doing it in 6 hours 12 minutes 29 seconds  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On this day in history shuttle Columbia carries Spacelab into orbit  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Meret Oppenheim, writer, dies at 72 on October - 15.  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  On this day in history fiji's governor-general resigns, ending century of allegiance by the South Pacific island to British crown.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1988  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 on this day in history.  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  On October - 15 south African pres FW de Klerk frees Sisulu & 4 other political prisoners  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1990  On this day in history mikhail Gorbachev awarded the Nobel Peace Prize  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On this day in history delphine Seyrig, dies of lung disease at 58  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  Clarence Thomas is confirmed as Supreme Court Justice (52-48) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On October - 15 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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1471  Konrad Mutian, German humanist (d. 1526) was born on October - 15.  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  On October - 15 birth of henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1608  Evangelista Torricelli, Italian physicist (d. 1647) was born on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1674  On this day in history 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  Elisabeth Teresa of Lorraine, queen of Sardinia (d. 1741) was born on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0412  On this day in history 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  On October - 15 death of lambert, Holy Roman Emperor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0912  Death of Abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of CĂłrdoba on October - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1002  On this day in history death of otto-Henry, Duke of Burgundy (b. 946)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1080  Rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies on October - 15.  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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