On This Day

What Happened on February 15, 2009

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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

Sport awardNBA 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

NBA Guard Kobe Bryant
NBA Guard
Kobe Bryant
Basketball Player Shaquille O'Neal
Basketball Player
Shaquille O'Neal

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