On October 15, 1974 the National Guard was mobilized to restore order in the Boston school busing crisis. Violent protests had begun earlier that fall in response to implementation of court-ordered desegregation throughout the city's public schools.
|On October 15, 1922, more than 2,000 gathered to see Bessie Coleman, an African|
American pilot, give an exhibition in Chicago. Portrait of Bessie Coleman, pilot.
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|October 15, 1968 Wyomia Tyus became the first person to win a gold medal in the 100-meter race in consecutive|
Olympic Games when she won the medal in the 1968 Summer Olympic in Mexico City.
|October 15, 1976 - Ike & Tina Turner dissolve their 19 year-old business partnership.|
Their divorce is finalized several months later.
|Jet Magazine, October 15, 1953 -- Mrs. Buddy Johnson|
|Jet Magazine, October 15, 1953 -- Aida Overton Walker|
|Jet Magazine, October 15, 1953 -- Donna Rae Brown|
|Rolling Stone, October 15, 1970 - Jimi Hendrix|
|Melba Moore, seated in a nude pose, July 1971 by Jack Robinson. The photo, which appeared in the October 15, 1971 issue of Vogue, was taken as Ms. Moore was touring the country after appearing on Broadway in “Hair” and “Purlie.”|
|Jet Magazine, October 15, 1981 How Michael Jackson surprised a female fan who broke through a line of|
security guards at The Forum in Los Angeles to give him a gift while he was on stage singing a love song.