What Happened on February 15, 2016

Historical Events

Grammy Awards

58th Grammy Awards: Best Song "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran; Best Album "1989" by Taylor Swift

Famous Deaths

  • George Gaynes, Dutch-Finnish-American singer, stage and screen actor (Tootsie; Police Academy; General Hospital), dies at 98
  • Louis Lane, American conductor (Akron, 1959-83; Lake Erie Opera, 1964-72), and educator (Cleveland Institute, 1982-2004), dies at 72
  • Vanity [Denise Matthews], Canadian R&B singer, Prince protege ("Nasty Girl"), actress (52 Pick Up), and evangelist dies of kidney failure at 57
2016 Highlights

About February 15, 2016

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Family Day (Canada), Washington's Birthday (United States)

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Pillowtalk - Zayn
  • UK #1 Song: 7 Years - Lukas Graham