On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1969

Historical Events

  • Associate Justice Abe Fortas resigns from Supreme Court

Famous Birthdays

  • Asalah Nasri, Syrian singer

Person of interestEmmitt Smith

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 interestJoe Malone

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

Ice Hockey Player Joe Malone
Ice Hockey Player
Joe Malone

1969 Highlights

About May 15, 1969

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus