On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Cincinnati Red Lee May hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader
  • Rod Carew ties record with his 7th steal of home in a season

Famous Birthdays

  • John Crotty, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Portland Trailblazers)
  • Johnny Scott, CFL defensive tackle (BC Lions)
  • Lorenzo Williams, NBA center (Wash Wizards, Dallas Mavericks)
  • Peter Ciavaglia, US hockey forward (Olympics 1994), born in Albany, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Van Eyck [Götz von Eick], German actor (The Longest Day, The Wages of Fear), dies after long illness at 56