On This Day

What Happened on February 15, 2009

Historical Events

  • 51st Daytona 500: Matt Kenseth wins shortened race; called off with 48 laps to go after a severe rainstorm hits the track

NBA All-Star Game

58th NBA All-Star Game, US Airways Center, Phoenix, AZ: West beats East, 146-119; MVPs: Kobe Bryant, LA Lakers, F; Shaquille O'Neal, LA Lakers, C

Famous Deaths

  • Dr. Diether H. Haenicke, university president (b. 1935)
  • Joe Cuba, Puerto-Rican musician (b. 1931)
  • Phil Carey, American actor (One Life to Live), dies at 83
2009 Highlights

About February 15, 2009

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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