On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 2014

Historical Events

  • Juan Manuel Santos is reelected President of Columbia
  • NBA Finals: San Antonio Spurs beat Miami Heat, 104-87 in Game 5 for 5th NBA Championship in franchise history; MVP: Kawhi Leonard
  • US Open Men's Golf, Pinehurst Resort: Martin Kaymer of Germany leads wire-to-wire to win his second major title, 8 strokes ahead of runners-up Erik Compton and Rickie Fowler

Famous Deaths


Person of interestCasey Kasem

Casey Kasem, American radio personality (creator of American Top 40) and the voice of Shaggy on Scooby-Doo, dies from Lewy body dementia at 82

Disc Jockey and Actor Casey Kasem
Disc Jockey and Actor
Casey Kasem
  • Daniel Keyes, American author (Flowers for Algernon), dies from complications from pneumonia at 86
  • Jacques Bergerac, French actor (Gigi, Les Girls, Thunder in Sun) and business executive (Revlon), dies at 87
2014 Highlights

About June 15, 2014

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini