What Happened on May 15, 1969

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Associate Justice Abe Fortas resigns from Supreme Court

Famous Birthdays

  • Asalah Nasri, Syrian singer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Emmitt Smith, American NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys, 3-time NFL rushing leader), born in Pensacola, Florida

American Football Player Emmitt Smith
American Football Player
Emmitt Smith
  • Hideki Irabu, Japanese baseball player
  • Holly McPeak, Manhattan Beach CA, beach volleyballer (Olympics-96)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Joe Malone, Canadian ice hockey center (Quebec Bulldogs), dies at 79

Ice Hockey Player Joe Malone
Ice Hockey Player
Joe Malone