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October 15 – In 1964, it was announced that Soviet leader Nikita S. Khrushchev had been removed from office…

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October 15 – In 1964, it was announced that Soviet leader Nikita S. Khrushchev had been removed from office. He was succeeded as premier by Alexei N. Kosygin and as Communist Party secretary by Leonid I. Brezhnev.

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