On This Day

What Happened on February 15, 2004

Day of the Week: Sunday

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

Sport awardNBA 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

Basketball Player Shaquille O'Neal
Basketball Player
Shaquille O'Neal

Film tv awardsBAFTA Awards

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

Actress Liv Tyler
Actress
Liv Tyler
Writer and Academic J. R. R. Tolkien
Writer and Academic
J. R. R. Tolkien

Famous Deaths

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