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 This day in History - October 15
378 Historic Events for October 15
1938

Rafael Aponte-Ledee, composer

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1938

Marvin E "Marv" Johnson, US gospel/RandB singer (Move 2 mountains)

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1939

Carmelo Bossi, Italy, light middleweight boxer (Olympic-silver-1960)

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1939

Yeshiva of Mir closes after 124 years

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1939

LaGuardia Airport opens in NYC

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1940

-16] Heavy German air raid on London, 400 killed

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1940

London's Waterloo Station bombed by Germans

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1941

1st mass deportation of German Jews to Eastern Europe

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1941

Japan Tojo regime forms

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1941

Jews caught outside Polish Ghetto walls could be put to death

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1942

Don Stevenson, Seattle Wash, rock drummer (Moby Grape)

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1942

James A Leach, (Rep-R-Iowa, 1977- )

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1942

Penny Marshall, Bronx NY, actress (Odd Couple, Laverne and Shirley)

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1942

Dirk Bannink, nurse/local counciller Deventer, executed

Death
1942

German 6th Army occupies Tractorenfabriek, 3,000 German's die

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1944

Mac Collins, (Rep-R-Georgia)

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1944

Philip Mechanicus, journalist, executed in Auschwitz-Birkenau

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1945

Jim Palmer, NYC, Oriole pitcher/sportscaster/jockey underwear salesman

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1945

Pierre Laval, former premier of Vichy France, executed at 62

Death
1945

Baseball Attendance hits record 10.28 million (Tigers 1.28 is highest)

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1945

Steven Camacho, cricketer (WI batsman early seventies)

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1946

Victor Banerjee, Calcutta India, actor (A Passage to India)

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1946

Enos Slaughter scores from 1st on a single in World Series

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1946

St Louis Cards beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 43rd World Series

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1946

Richard Carpenter, New Haven Ct, vocalist (Carpenters-Close to You)

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