Historical Events In February - 15
Saturday, 23 March 2019
1967 On February - 15 d66 (D'66) wins 7 seats in Dutch 2nd Chamber
1967 First anti-bootleg recording laws enacted on February - 15.
1967 On February - 15 french Diadème 1-D satellite launches into Earth orbit
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 Dominican DC-9 crashes into sea at Santo Domingo, kills 102 on February - 15.
1970 On this day in history nationalists disrupt UN session on Congo
1971 On this day in history after 1200 years Britain abandons 12-shilling system for decimal
1971 Britain changes its currency to the decimal system on February - 15.
1971 On this day in history marian Viktorovich Koval, composer, dies at 63
1972 Dimitrios Papadopoulos becomes metropolitan of Imbros/Tenedos on this day in history.
1972 On February - 15 president Velasco Ibarra of Ecuador deposed for 4th time
1972 On February - 15 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 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 Julian Huxley, biologist, dies on this day in history.
1976 On February - 15 12th Winter Olympics games close at Innsbruck, Austria
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 February - 15 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 In a split decision, Leon Spinks takes the heavyweight boxing champion title away from defending champ Muhammad Ali on February - 15.
1978 Zaire revises constitution on February - 15.
1978 On February - 15 ilka Chase, actress (Masquerade Party), dies at 72
1979 On February - 15 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 On February - 15 temple City Kazoo Orchestra appears on Mike Douglas Show
1979 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
1979 Alex Bradford, actor/composer (Your Arms too Short...), dies at 51 on this day in history.
1980 Eric Heiden skates Olympics record 500 meter in 38.03 seconds on this day in history.