What Happened on August 15, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Music concertWoodstock Music and Art Fair

Woodstock Music & Art Fair opens in New York State on Max Yasgur's Dairy Farm

Famous Birthdays

  • Cris Judd, American actor/choreographer
  • Eric Bieniemy, NFL running back (Cin Bengals)
  • James Black, Regina, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • Mark Heese, beach volleyballer (Olympics-bronze-96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Pavel Kamentsev, hockey forward (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
  • Yancey Thigpen, NFL wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)

Famous Deaths

  • Stijn Streuvels, [F Lateur], Flemish writer (Vlaschard), dies at 97