On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1969

Historical Events

  • North Korea shoots at US airplane above Japanese sea

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeromy Burnitz, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1999; Milwaukee Brewers), born in Westminster, California
  • Michael Jones, American NFL linebacker (Oakland Raiders, St Louis Rams), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Phillippi Sparks, American NFL cornerback (NY Giants), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Famous Deaths

  • Victoria von Battenberg, Queen of Spain, wife of King Alfonso XIII, dies at 81
1969 Highlights

About April 15, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries