On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1970

Historical Events

LPGA Championship

LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Pleasant Valley CC: Shirley Englehorn wins her only major title; beats 1967 champion Kathy Whitworth by 4 strokes in an 18-hole playoff

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

Famous Birthdays

  • Amanda Cromwell, soccer midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Gaëlle Méchaly, French soprano, born in Marseille, France
  • Janie Eickhoff Quigley, American cyclist, born in Long Beach, California
  • Leah Remini, American actress
  • Zan Tabak, NBA center (Toronto Raptors)
1970 Highlights

About June 15, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini