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Famous Events For October 15

Famous Events For October 15 – Today In History

What Happened on October 15 in World History?

Early Centuries – October 15 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. October 15, 0533 – General Belisarius of Byzantine defeats Vandals to acquire Carthage and arrives at Carthage
2. October 15, 1520 – King Henry VIII of England instructs guidelines for bowling lanes at Whitehall
3. October 15, 1522 – appointment of Hernan Cortes as governor of Mexico by King Karel I
4. October 15, 1552 – army guided by Ivan Grozny defeats Khanate of Kazan
5. October 15, 1581 – the first dance program guided by Catherine De Medici, “Ballet Comique de la Reine” presented in Paris
6. October 15, 1582 – Gregorian calendar adopted by several catholic kingdoms
7. October 15, 1598 – Policymaker and general Bernardino de Mendoza, of Spain seizes Fort Rhine

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8. October 15, 1641 – Montreal was founded by Paul de Chomedy de Maisonneuve
9. October 15, 1654 – selection of Prince Willem III as Viceroy of Overijssel
10. October 15, 1655 – mass execution of Jews in Lublin
11. October 15, 1660 – permission to trade as butcher issued to Asser Levy in New Amsterdam
12. October 15, 1674 – Case against sorceresses commences in Sweden

18th Century – What Happened on October 15 – The 1700s

13. October 15, 1705 – Lord Peterborough commanded the English navy to capture Barcelona
14. October 15, 1724 – selection of Cornelis Steenoven as the first bishop of the Old Catholic church in Utrecht, The Netherlands
15. October 15, 1756 – Prussia triumphs over the Saxon defense
16. October 15, 1764 – Historian Edward Gibbon commences work on the decline and fall of the Roman Empire on hearing the songs by mendicant monks in the abandoned temple of Jupiter in Rome
17. October 15, 1777 – selection of Mjr James Graves Simcoe as the commander of Queen’s Rangers
18. October 15, 1783 – going up in the air by a fastened balloon for the first time by Jean Pilstre de Rozier
19. October 15, 1786 – NYC logged a temperature of 32 F or 0 C
20. October 15, 1789 – George Washington goes on the first presidential visit to New England

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19th Century – October 15 This Day That Year – The 1800s

21. October 15, 1815 – Napoleon Bonaparte exiles to St Helena Islands
22. October 15, 1827 – Charles Darwin joins the Christ’s College, Cambridge
23. October 15, 1842 – Karl Marx assumes charge of Rheinische Zeitung as Chief Editor
24. October 15, 1846 – Dr. William Thomas Green Morton demonstrated the use of ether as an anesthetic
25. October 15, 1860 – Abraham Lincoln received a communication from the 11-year Grace Bedell requesting him to sport a beard
26. October 15, 1863 – the inauguration of the Cliff House, a restaurant in San Francisco
27. October 15, 1864 – allied forces seize Glasgow, Missouri
28. October 15, 1866 – inferno in Quebec leaves 2500 houses devastated
29. October 15, 1877 – The Congress organizes its 45th session
30. October 15, 1878 – founding of the Edison Electric Light Company
31. October 15, 1880 – completion of the construction of the Cologne Cathedral in Germany after it was started 633 years earlier

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32. October 15, 1880 – Victorio, an expert planner of the Apache military was slain by the Mexican army men
33. October 15, 1881 – premiere publication of the journal, American Angler, dealing with American fishing
34. October 15, 1883 – The Civil Rights Act of 1875 was not upheld by the Supreme Court
35. October 15, 1885 – Hoss Radbourne achieves his 60th victory of the period
36. October 15, 1886 – debut presentation of the musical, “Night on Bald Mountain” by Modest Mussorgsky in St Petersburg’s Kononov Hall, Russia
37. October 15, 1888 – Friedrich Nietzsche, a German thinker resolves to pen his autobiography, “Ecce Homo” on his 44th anniversary
38. October 15, 1889 – inauguration of the Amsterdam Central Station
39. October 15, 1890 – founding of Alabama Penny Savings Bank in Birmingham
40. October 15, 1894 – detention of Captain Alfred Dreyfus in France on changes of reconnaissance
41. October 15, 1897 – the first postal Bag was transported by Aaron and Samuel Bloch
42. October 15, 1897 – Leopold II reigned as king of Belgium
43. October 15, 1889 – Cincinnati achieves victories 16-1 and 19-3 during the period over Cleve Spiders

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20th Century – Important Events On This Day October 15 – The 1900s

44. October 15, 1904 – The causalities on the Russians and Japanese side was huge in the war of Shaho, and the Russians were made to retreat by the Japanese
45. October 15, 1905 – Debut of the musical, “La Mer” by Claude Debussy
46. October 15, 1905 – no agreement between NVV and Union laborers about safety norms
47. October 15, 1912 – Tris Speaker leads Red Sox to World Series Champions and records solo double play as an outfielder
48. October 15, 1913 – train accident in Liverpool during shopping week
49. October 15, 1914 – establishment of American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
50. October 15, 1914 – commencement of War of Warsaw which ended on Oct.21
51. October 15, 1914 – approval for enacting Clayton Anti-trust Law

52. October 15, 1917 – Chicago White Sox defeat NY Giants, 4-2 play in the 14th World Series
53. October 15, 1917 – Mata Hari, a Dutch danseuse was convicted for espionage for Germany during WWI at Vincennes near Paris
54. October 15, 1918 – The British Q-vessel Cymric sank, by an error, the British underwater ship 16
55. October 15, 1919 – 14 thoroughbreds participated in the contest from Vt to Mass and the stake was $1000
56. October 15, 1923 – Yankees defeat the NY Giants, 4-2 to achieve the first World Series
57. October 15, 1924 – The Statue of Liberty was made the national heritage by US President Calvin Coolidge
58. October 15, 1924 – Three beliefs entitled “Surrealist Manifesto” published in Editions du Sagittaire in Paris by Andre Breton
59. October 15, 1925 – Pittsburgh Pirates triumphs over Washington Senators, 4-3 in the 22nd World Series

60. October 15, 1925 – debut performance of “Beatrice” by Willem Landre in Hague
61. October 15, 1926 – Seipel appoints his council of Ministers in Austria
62. October 15, 1926 – Debut performance of “White Wings!” by Philip Barry in NYC
63. October 15, 1928 – German aircraft “Graf Zeppelin” arrives in Lakehurst, NJ
64. October 15, 1928 – Walter Johnson signs a contract to become the Manager of Senators for 3 years
65. October 15, 1932 – Inaugural flight of Tata Airlines
66. October 15, 1933 – The term of the President of the US to begin from January instead of March as per the revised 20th Amendment to the US Constitution
67. October 15, 1933 – Philadelphia Eagles were defeated by NY Giants, 56-0 in their first NFL Play
68. October 15, 1937 – release of the book entitled “To Have and Have Not” by Ernest Hemmingway
69. October 15, 1938 – debut performance of “Abe Lincoln in Illinois” by Robert Sherewoods in NYC
70. October 15, 1939 – Inauguration of the La Guardia Aerodrome in NYC
71. October 15, 1939 – the 124-year-old Yeshiva of Mir stops functioning
72. October 15, 1940 – substantial bombardment of London by German air force leaves 400 killed
73. October 15, 1940 – Waterloo Station in London was blown up by German aerial warfare group
74. October 15, 1940 – a social literary composition annotation cinema entitled, “The Great Director” by and featuring Charlie Chaplin premieres
75. October 15, 1941 – Exodus of German Jews to Eastern Europe
76. October 15, 1941 – appointment of Hideki Tojo as Prime Minister of Imperial Japan
77. October 15, 1941 – possible execution of Jews found outside the limits of Nazi Jews community in captured Poland
78. October 15, 1942 – seizer of Tractorenfabriek by German forces, and the causality on the German side was 3000
79. October 15, 1944 – A political party, similar to that of the Nazi party of Hitler, reign in Hungary
80. October 15, 1945 – Baseball fans numbering a very high of 10.28 million watch the baseball competition
81. October 15, 1946 – Red Sox and Cards apportion the $ 2,140 and $ 3748 being the lowest amount respectively in World Series
82. October 15, 1946 – in the 43rd World Series, St Louis Cards defeat Boston Red Sox, 4-3 plays
83. October 15, 1948 – seizure of Chinchov by China

84. October 15, 1949 – The Indian Government takes the responsibility of governing Manipur
85. October 15, 1949 – Billy Graham constitutes his council of ministers
86. October 15, 1949 – Tripura was admitted into the Union of India
87. October 15, 1951 – The Egyptian Government approves the condemnation of the Suez Canal Treaty
88. October 15, 1951 – The preparation of generic medicine for birth control was by the Mexican chemist Luis E. Miramontes
89. October 15, 1951 – premiere of “I Love Lucy” featuring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz on CBS
90. October 15, 1952 – debut performance of “Time of the Cuckoo” by Arthur Laurent in NYC
91. October 15, 1953 – debut presentation of “Teahouse of the August Moon” by John Patrick in New York
92. October 15, 1953 – TV Transmission channel 6 in Portland, OR starts functioning
93. October 15, 1953 – TV Transmission channel 19 in Johnstown, PA commences
94. October 15, 1954 – 195 people lost their lives in the US and Canada when cyclone Hazel struck the US in North Carolina at a strength classified under group 4
95. October 15, 1954 – TV transmission channel 7 in Tyler-Longview, TX commenced
96. October 15, 1956 – 10K marathon run was achieved in 28:42:8 by Pyotr Bolotnikov
97. October 15, 1956 – appointment of William J. Brennan Jr as judge of the US Supreme Court
98. October 15, 1956 – The aircraft, Pan Am Flight 6, which flew from San Francisco to Honolulu with a crew of 7 and 24 travellers, makes a safe landing on water
99. October 15, 1957 – the ambassadorial level talks between Tunisia and Egypt terminated
100. October 15, 1958 – atomic test by USSR at Novaya Zemlya USSR
101. October 15, 1959 – the debut of “Untouchables”
102. October 15, 1959 – TV transmission channel 23 in Yakima, WA inaugurated on NBC
103. October 15, 1960 – valedictory of “Laughs and Other Events” at Barrymore Theater NYC after 8 presentations
104. October 15, 1962 – appointment of Byron R White as Judge of the Supreme Court
105. October 15, 1962 – TV transmission channel 13 in Biloxi-Gulfport, MS airs on ABC
106. October 15, 1963 – Ludwig Erhard takes charge as Chancellor of West Germany from Konrad Adenauer
107. October 15, 1964 – a very best of 846.97 kph by automobile achieved by Craig Breedlove
108. October 15, 1964 – St Louis Cardinals vanquish NY Yankees, 4-3 plays in the 61st World Series
109. October 15, 1964 – NY Yankees participate in 14 plays and achieve 9 wins of the previous 16 World Series
110. October 15, 1965 – Dodgers and Sandy Koufax Vs Twins, achieve the 7th play of the 62nd World Series

111. October 15, 1965 – TV transmission Channel 7 starts functioning in Bangor, ME on ABC
112. October 15, 1966 – The film by Troggs, “I Can’t Control Myself” was classified as appallingly obscene and barred from the show by Australia
113. October 15, 1966 – a separate division of Transportation was established in the US by an Act of Lyndon B. Johnson
114. October 15, 1966 – Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale establish the Black Panther Party
115. October 15, 1968 – for a new franchise expansion, Kansas City selected Roger Nelson and Pilots selected Don Mincher 1st

116. October 15, 1969 – The opposition party in the Northern Ireland parliament at Stormont – the National Party of Northern Ireland – pulls out as the official opposition party
117. October 15, 1969 – The Bank of America Head Office inaugurated at 555 California
118. October 15, 1969 – The TV transmission network at Madison Square starts functioning
119. October 15, 1969 – The manager of the World Series, Oriole Earl Weaver, was removed from his position as Manager
120. October 15, 1969 – Massive demonstration to terminate the Vietnam War
121. October 15, 1969 – Johnny Cash and Tammy Wynette achieve the 3rd Country Music Association Award
122. October 15, 1970 – in the 67th World Series, Baltimore Orioles triumphs over Cincinnati Reds, 4-2 play
123. October 15, 1970 – The flyover across the River Yarra in Melbourne smashes killing 35 people
124. October 15, 1970 – A Russian commercial flight commandeered to Turkey
125. October 15, 1970 – Gamal Abdel Nasser steps down to facilitate the selection of Anwar Sadat as 3rd President of Egypt
126. October 15, 1971 – commencement of the 2500th anniversary of the founding of Iran coinciding with the birth of Persia
127. October 15, 1972 – USA won the 61st Davis Cup by defeating Romania in Bucharest, 3-2
128. October 15, 1972 – Hawks defeat NY Knicks, 109-101 on the opening day of Omni in Atlanta
129. October 15, 1973 – Roy Clark achieves the 7th Country Music Association Award
130. October 15, 1973 – The striking pupils in Thailand were attacked by an armoured automobile killing 300
131. October 15, 1974 – The chaotic busing system at Boston School had to be controlled by the National Guard

132. October 15, 1974 – Paul J. Flory was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his research on macromolecules
133. October 15, 1974 -The debut play of Washington Capitals in the NHL against LA Kings ends in a draw, each team scoring 1-1
134. October 15, 1975 – After the Cod War, the UK conceded some of its territories, and thus the international demarcation shifted from 50 to 200 miles
135. October 15, 1976 – The Vice-Presidential candidates Mondale and Dole meet for a discussion
136. October 15, 1976 – a musical “A Dose of Rock ‘n ’Roll” by Ringo Starr announced
137. October 15, 1977 – a musical by Debbie Boone, “You Light Up My Life” achieves and stays for 10 weeks at the top No.1
138. October 15, 1977 – 100 mile run best timings of 11.30.51 achieved by Don Ritchie
139. October 15, 1977 – a musical, “Serpentine Fire” announced by Earth, Wind and Fire and was considered for the 1978 Billboard Song of the Year
140. October 15, 1978 – LPGA Civitan Golf Open achieved by Silvia Bertolaccni
141. October 15, 1978 – Atomic test by USSR at Eastern Kazakh, USSR
142. October 15, 1979 – first flood light play on Monday night from NYC played between Jets and Vikings. Jets win the game 14-7
143. October 15, 1979 – Paris welcomes the Chinese Prime Minister Hwa Kwofeng
144. October 15, 1979 – A military rebellion in El Salvador forces President Carlos Romeo to exile
145. October 15, 1979 – jersey No.10 of Walt Frazier retired by the NY Knicks
146. October 15, 1980 – George Brett quits the World Series due to his piles ailment
147. October 15, 1980 – Lawrence R. Klein received the Nobel Prize for his study on Economics
148. October 15, 1981 – Krazy George Henderson, an expert cheerleader wave in Oakland, California
149. October 15, 1981 – New York Yankees defeat Oakland Athletics, 3-0 at the MLB American League Championship
150. October 15, 1983 – Black Hawks and Maple Leafs put together to achieve 5 goals in 84 seconds
151. October 15, 1983 – Columbia lost 44 plays after defeating Yale, 21-18 in football play
152. October 15, 1983 – US Marine report that 5 snippers have been killed at Beirut International Airport
153. October 15, 1983 – Nelson Piquet achieves by two points the 34th Formula One WDC
154. October 15, 1984 – The CIA Act approved in the USA
155. October 15, 1985 – Franco Modigliani was awarded the Nobel Prize for economics
156. October 15, 1985 – Spacecraft Columbia sent to orbit with Spacelab
157. October 15, 1985 – Shelley Taylor of Australia achieved a swimming record around Manhattan Island in 6 hrs, 12 minutes and 29 seconds

158. October 15, 1986 – Mets defeat Astros, 7-6 to achieve the NL banner
159. October 15, 1986 – New York Mets defeat Houston Astros, 4-2 at the MLB National League Championship
160. October 15, 1986 – Boston Red Sox defeat California Angles, 4-3 at the MLB American League Championship
161. October 15, 1987 – premiere of “Late Nite Comic” at Ritz Theatre NYC and makes 4 presentations
162. October 15, 1987 – the administration of Martens resigns in Belgium
163. October 15, 1987 – President Sankara killed in the military rebellion in Burkina Faso
164. October 15, 1987 – debut presentation of “Burn This” by Lanford Wilson in NYC
165. October 15, 1987 – The 24-day work stoppage was ordered to be terminated by the NFL Players Association
166. October 15, 1987 – The cyclone of 1987strikes France and England
167. October 15, 1988 – The world excursion of Amnesty International Musical concluded in Buenos Aires
168. October 15, 1988 – wounded Kirk Gibson achieves 2 spectacular 2 HRs and the Dodgers achieve a 3-4 victory in the first play of the World Series
169. October 15, 1989 – Evangelist Billy Graham was accorded the 1900th Star on the Hall of Fame in Hollywood Blvd
170. October 15, 1989 – ANC originator Walter Sisulu and other four political detainees were set free by South African President F.W. de Klerk

171. October 15, 1990 – Nobel Prize for Peace awarded to Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev
172. October 15, 1991 – validation of Clarence Thomas as Justice of the Supreme Court
173. October 15, 1992 – Charles Taylor starts assaulting Monrovia Liberia
174. October 15, 1992 – commencement of airing the Howard Stern radio show on WLUP-AM
175. October 15, 1992 – the pilot of the NYC Subway train, Robert Ray was found to be sleeping drunk while he was monitoring the train and caused the death of 5 travelers. He was convicted
176. October 15, 1993 – A fermented liquor manufacturing unit, Amstel in Curacao manufactures 1000000000th bottle
177. October 15, 1993 – Nobel Prize for Peace awarded to Nelson Mandela and South African President F.W de Klerk
178. October 15, 1994 – Botswana President Ketumile Masire of BDP comes out victorious in the legislative voting
179. October 15, 1994 – President Jean-Baptiste Aristide arrives in Haiti
180. October 15, 1995 – LPGA World Championship of Women’s Golf achieved by Annika Sorenstam
181. October 15, 1995 – Carolina Panthers defeats NY Jets, 26-15
182. October 15, 1997 – Andy Green of Britain drives the supersonic automobile at a maximum speed of 763.035 mph
183. October 15, 1997 – Dan Rostenkowski, a Democrat, given freedom from jail for mail scam
184. October 15, 1997 – A six-member jury decided to award Mitch Green $45,000 in a claim vs. Mike Tyson for road rage in 1988
185. October 15, 1997 – and atomic power-driven spacecraft Cassini sent to Saturn by the US
186. October 15, 1997 – Cleveland Indians triumph over Baltimore Orioles, 4-2 plays

21st Century – October 15 This Day In History – The 2000s

187. October 15, 2000 – premiere of “Curb Your Enthusiasm” by Larry David on HBO
188. October 15, 2001 – missile Galileo launched from NASA travels very close to the moon Io orbiting Jupiter (112 miles)
189. October 15, 2001 – The oil pipeline between Kazakh-Russia becomes operational and the first tanker is filled
190. October 15, 2003 – The first spacecraft with humans on board, Shenzhou 5, by China, takes off

191. October 15, 2003 – In an accident involving The Staten Island Commuter boat, Andrew J Barberi with a pillar at the St George Ferry station, 11 lost their life and 43 wounded
192. October 15, 2003 – Florida Marlins defeat Chicago Cubs, 4-3 plays at the MLB National League Championship
193. October 15, 2005 – the Constitution of Iraq approved
194. October 15, 2005 – over 100 were detained during the rebellion in Toledo, Ohio against a National Socialist/Neo-Nazi demonstration
195. October 15, 2007 – inauguration of the Fox Business Network (FBN)
196. October 15, 2007 – After raids of 9/11 – anti-terrorism searches in Aotearoa New Zealand, 17 campaigners were detained
197. October 15, 2007 – Colorado Rockies defeat Arizona Diamondbacks, 4-0 plays at the MLB National League Championship
198. October 15, 2008 – Philadelphia Phillies defeat Los Angeles Dodgers, 4-1 plays at the MLB National League Championship

199. October 15, 2011 – Worldwide demonstration in 951 towns in 82 nations
200. October 15, 2011 – The largest theme park, Legoland Florida inaugurated in Winter Haven, Florida
201. October 15, 2011 – Texas Rangers defeat Detroit Tigers, 4-2 plays at the MLB American League Championship
202. October 15, 2012 – 2012 Man Booker Prize was achieved by Hilary Mantel for her authorship of the novel, “Bring Up the Bodies”
203. October 15, 2013 – a musical by Dove Cameron, “Better In Stereo” announced
204. October 15, 2013 – appointment of Doug McMillon, presently chief of their International Division, as the next CEO of Walmart
205. October 15, 2014 – Kansas City Royals defeat Baltimore Orioles, 4-0 at the MLB American League Championship
206. October 15, 2017 – inferno in Portugal and Northern Spain, aggravated by cyclone Ophelia, leaves 35 dead
207. October 15, 2017 – A text message by Actress Alyssa Milano on sexual annoyance attracts a volley of responses across Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
208. October 15, 2017 – publication of the incidences of how the US Senate approved the bill advocated by Tom Marino obstructing the protest against opioid drugs by 60 Minutes and The Washington Post
209. October 15, 2017 – The Austrian People’s Party achieves a majority (62 seats) steered by Sebastian Kurz in the Austrian legislative assembly

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