Historical Events In February - 15
Friday, 10 July 2020
1967 D66 (D'66) wins 7 seats in Dutch 2nd Chamber on this day in history.
1967 On this day in history first anti-bootleg recording laws enacted
1967 French Diadème 1-D satellite launches into Earth orbit on this day in history.
1967 On February - 15 antonio Moreno, Spanish actor/director (It, Careers), dies at 79
1968 Little Walter, rocker, dies at 37 on this day in history.
1970 Ard Schenk becomes world champion all-round skater on February - 15.
1970 On this day in history dominican DC-9 crashes into sea at Santo Domingo, kills 102
1970 Nationalists disrupt UN session on Congo on February - 15.
1971 After 1200 years Britain abandons 12-shilling system for decimal on this day in history.
1971 Britain changes its currency to the decimal system on this day in history.
1971 Marian Viktorovich Koval, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1972 On February - 15 dimitrios Papadopoulos becomes metropolitan of Imbros/Tenedos
1972 President Velasco Ibarra of Ecuador deposed for 4th time on this day in history.
1972 On this day in history edgar P Snow, US author/journalist (Battle for Asia), dies at 66
1973 Ottawa restricts oil exports to US, due to possible shortages on February - 15.
1973 USSR launches Prognoz 3 to study sun (589/200,300 km) on February - 15.
1973 On this day in history tim Holt, actor (Stagecoach, Hitler's Children), dies of cancer at 55
1974 On February - 15 aleksandr Solzhenitsyn arrives in Switzerland after being expelled from the USSR
1974 On this day in history kurt Magnus Atterberg, composer, dies at 86
1975 On February - 15 julian Huxley, biologist, dies
1976 On this day in history 12th Winter Olympics games close at Innsbruck, Austria
1977 Royal Bank transfers three head office departments from Montreal to Toronto on February - 15.
1977 On this day in history social-democrats win Danish parliamentary election
1978 England all out 64 for first loss to New Zealand in cricket (Boycott Captain) on February - 15.
1978 On this day in history escaped mass murderer Ted Bundy recaptured, Pensacola FL
1978 On this day in history in a split decision, Leon Spinks takes the heavyweight boxing champion title away from defending champ Muhammad Ali.
1978 On February - 15 zaire revises constitution
1978 On this day in history ilka Chase, actress (Masquerade Party), dies at 72
1979 On this day in history 21st Grammy Awards Just the Way You Are, Taste of Honey win
1979 On this day in history paul Shirley (21) of Australia, sucked a lifesaver for 4 hours 40 minutes
1979 Temple City Kazoo Orchestra appears on Mike Douglas Show on this day in history.
1979 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on February - 15.
1979 On February - 15 alex Bradford, actor/composer (Your Arms too Short...), dies at 51
1980 Eric Heiden skates Olympics record 500 meter in 38.03 seconds on February - 15.