What Happened on February 15, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Ard Schenk becomes world champion all-round skater
  • Carol Mann wins LPGA Burdine's Golf Invitational
  • Dominican DC-9 crashes into sea at Santo Domingo, kills 102
  • KAMU TV channel 15 in College Station, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Nationalists disrupt UN session on Congo

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Gass, American impressionist and comedian
  • Gloria Trevi, Mexico, sexy spanish vocalist (A Gatas)
  • Nathaniel Mills, Evanston Ill, speed skater (Olympics-1994)
  • Tyrone Legette, NFL cornerback (NO Saints)

Famous Deaths

  • Sir Hugh Dowding, commander of RAF Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain (b. 1882)