On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1971

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Vernon E Jordan Jr, appointed exec director of National Urban League

Famous Birthdays

  • Bif Naked, Canadian musician
  • Jake Busey, American actor
  • Nathan Astle, New Zealand cricketer (batsman), Test debut v Zimbabwe in 1996
  • Stuart Howell, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Wendell Meredith Stanley, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1904)