What Happened on July 15, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Cincinnati Red Lee May hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader
  • Rod Carew ties record with his 7th steal of home in a season

Famous Birthdays

  • Christina Novak, Miss Arizona USA (1996)
  • John Crotty, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Portland Trailblazers)
  • Johnny Scott, CFL defensive tackle (BC Lions)
  • Lorenzo Williams, NBA center (Wash Wizards, Dallas Mavericks)
  • Peter Ciavaglia, US hockey forward (Olympics-1994), born in Albany, New York
  • Richard Fletcher Pride III, Tuscaloosa AL, PGA golfer (1994 Fed Exp)

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Van Eyck, dies after long illness at 56