On This Day

What Happened on February 15, 1969

Famous Birthdays

  • Birdman [Bryan Williams], American record executive and rapper, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Brian Williams, MLB pitcher (Detroit Tigers, Astros), born in Lancaster, South Carolina
  • Edgar Bennett, NFL running back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Josh Marshall, American journalist and blogger (Talking Points Memo), born in St. Louis, Missouri

Famous Deaths

  • Charles "Pee Wee" Russell, American jazz clarinet and saxophone player, dies at 62
1969 Highlights

About February 15, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius