What Happened on May 15, 1969

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Associate Justice Abe Fortas resigns from Supreme Court

Famous Birthdays

  • Asalah Nasri, Syrian singer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Emmitt Smith, American NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys, 3-time NFL rushing leader), born in Pensacola, Florida

American Football Player Emmitt Smith
American Football Player
Emmitt Smith
  • Hideki Irabu, Japanese baseball player
  • Holly McPeak, Manhattan Beach CA, beach volleyballer (Olympics 1996)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Joe Malone, Canadian ice hockey center (Quebec Bulldogs), dies at 79

Ice Hockey Player Joe Malone
Ice Hockey Player
Joe Malone