On This Day

What Happened on February 15, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dmitri Shostakovich' "Song of the Woods" premieres in Leningrad

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Rouse, American composer (1993 Pulitzer Prize for Music), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2019)
  • George Howard, 13th Earl of Carlisle, English hereditary peer
  • Hans Graf, Austrian conductor
  • Jess Walton, Mich, actress (Jill Foster Abbott-Young & Restless)
  • Ken Anderson, NFL quarterback (Cincinnati Bengals)