On This Day

What Happened on February 15, 2004

Historical Events

  • 46th Daytona 500: Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins exactly 6 years to the day after his father Dale Earnhardt Sr. won his first and only Daytona 500 in 1998

NBA All-Star Game

53rd NBA All-Star Game, Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA: West beats East, 136-132; MVP: Shaquille O'Neal, LA Lakers, C

BAFTA Awards

57th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" Best Film, Peter Weir Best Director


Famous Deaths

  • Jan Miner, American actress (Crime Photographer), dies at 86
  • Jens Evensen, Norwegian minister and jurist (b. 1917)
2004 Highlights

About February 15, 2004

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius