Historical Events In February - 15
Monday, 20 March 2023
1967 D66 (D'66) wins 7 seats in Dutch 2nd Chamber on February - 15.
1967 First anti-bootleg recording laws enacted on February - 15.
1967 French Diadème 1-D satellite launches into Earth orbit on February - 15.
1967 Antonio Moreno, Spanish actor/director (It, Careers), dies at 79 on February - 15.
1968 On this day in history little Walter, rocker, dies at 37
1970 Ard Schenk becomes world champion all-round skater on this day in history.
1970 Dominican DC-9 crashes into sea at Santo Domingo, kills 102 on this day in history.
1970 Nationalists disrupt UN session on Congo on February - 15.
1971 On February - 15 after 1200 years Britain abandons 12-shilling system for decimal
1971 On this day in history britain changes its currency to the decimal system
1971 Marian Viktorovich Koval, composer, dies at 63 on February - 15.
1972 On this day in history dimitrios Papadopoulos becomes metropolitan of Imbros/Tenedos
1972 President Velasco Ibarra of Ecuador deposed for 4th time on February - 15.
1972 Edgar P Snow, US author/journalist (Battle for Asia), dies at 66 on February - 15.
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 February - 15 tim Holt, actor (Stagecoach, Hitler's Children), dies of cancer at 55
1974 On this day in history aleksandr Solzhenitsyn arrives in Switzerland after being expelled from the USSR
1974 On February - 15 kurt Magnus Atterberg, composer, dies at 86
1975 On this day in history julian Huxley, biologist, dies
1976 12th Winter Olympics games close at Innsbruck, Austria on February - 15.
1977 On this day in history royal Bank transfers three head office departments from Montreal to Toronto.
1977 Social-democrats win Danish parliamentary election on this day in history.
1978 On this day in history england all out 64 for first loss to New Zealand in cricket (Boycott Captain)
1978 On this day in history escaped mass murderer Ted Bundy recaptured, Pensacola FL
1978 On February - 15 in a split decision, Leon Spinks takes the heavyweight boxing champion title away from defending champ Muhammad Ali.
1978 Zaire revises constitution on this day in history.
1978 Ilka Chase, actress (Masquerade Party), dies at 72 on February - 15.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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