The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

February 15th famous birthdays

Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei (1564 - 1642)

Italian astronomer and physicist

Lil Poopy

Lil Poopy (18)

American rapper

kingzippy

kingzippy (31)

American TikTok star

Chris Farley

Chris Farley (1964 - 1997)

American actor and comedian

Omarosa Manigault

Omarosa Manigault (47)

American volleyball player

Zachary Gordon

Zachary Gordon (23)

American actor

Joel Pimentel

Joel Pimentel (28)

American singer

Irena Sendler

Irena Sendler (1910 - 2008)

Polish nurse and social worker

Bryce Xavier

Bryce Xavier (19)

American Instagram star and singer

Jaromír Jágr

Jaromír Jágr (49)

Czech ice hockey player

Jeremy Bentham

Jeremy Bentham (1748 - 1832)

English jurist and philosopher

Matt Groening

Matt Groening (67)

American animator, screenwriter, and producer

Nicolas Bechtel

Nicolas Bechtel (16)

American actor

Haley Tju

Haley Tju (20)

American actress

Iris Ferrari

Iris Ferrari (18)

Italian YouTube star

Sodapoppin

Sodapoppin (27)

American Twitch star

Alex Borstein

Alex Borstein (50)

American actress and singer

Yiruma

Yiruma (43)

South Korean Pianist and Composer

Janice Dickinson

Janice Dickinson (66)

American model, agent, and author

Codee Yount

Codee Yount (28)

American YouTube star

Brandon Boyd

Brandon Boyd (45)

American singer-songwriter

Selita Ebanks

Selita Ebanks (38)

Caymanian model

Nikolas Nadiro

Nikolas Nadiro (19)

American TikTok star

Claire Bloom

Claire Bloom (90)

English actress

Miep Gies

Miep Gies (1909 - 2010)

Austrian-Dutch humanitarian

DiamondASMR

DiamondASMR (23)

American YouTube star

Windoh

Windoh (25)

Portuguese YouTube star

Robert Hansen

Robert Hansen (1939 - 2014)

American serial killer

Conor Oberst

Conor Oberst (41)

American singer-songwriter

Jane Seymour

Jane Seymour (70)

British-American actress

Renee O'Connor

Renee O'Connor (50)

American actress, producer, and director

Heurelho Gomes

Heurelho Gomes (40)

Brazilian footballer

Brendon Small

Brendon Small (46)

American animator, screenwriter, producer, and actor

Art Spiegelman

Art Spiegelman (73)

American cartoonist

Graham Hill

Graham Hill (1929 - 1975)

English race car driver

Douglas Hofstadter

Douglas Hofstadter (76)

American academic and author

James Yap

James Yap (39)

Filipino basketball player

Cyrus McCormick

Cyrus McCormick (1809 - 1884)

American businessman, co-founded International Harvester

Alfred North Whitehead

Alfred North Whitehead (1861 - 1947)

English mathematician and philosopher

Marisa Berenson

Marisa Berenson (74)

American actress

Miranda July

Miranda July (47)

American actress, screenwriter, and director

Jake E. Lee

Jake E. Lee (64)

Musician, guitarist, songwriter

Jenna Morasca

Jenna Morasca (40)

American model and actress

Ray Sefo

Ray Sefo (50)

New Zealand boxer and mixed martial artist

Maddie Baillio

Maddie Baillio (25)

American actress

On this day

February 15 in History

  • 1903

    February 15, 1903:

    Morris Michtom, an inventor and toy store owner, puts out two stuffed bears marketed as “Teddy Bears” for sale, becoming the originator of the popular “teddy bear.op9”.

  • 1927

    February 15, 1927:

    The silent film “It”, with actress Clara Bow as the lead character, is released.

  • 1932

    February 15, 1932:

    With his Winter Olympic gold medal win as a member of the four-man bobsled team from the United States, athlete Eddie Eagan becomes the only person in history to win gold medals from different disciplines at the Winter Olympics and Summer Olympics (gold medal, boxing at Antwerp in 1920).

  • 1933

    February 15, 1933:

    Chicago Mayor Anton J. Cermak gets hit instead by a bullet which was aimed at US President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

  • 1950

    February 15, 1950:

    The animated film, “Cinderella” by Disney is released in US theatres.

  • 1961

    February 15, 1961: All 18 members of the US figure skating team perish when the plane transporting them to the World Figure Skating Championship in Czechoslovakia crashes.
  • 1965

    February 15, 1965:

    The Maple Leaf Flag is officially adopted by Canada as its national flag.

  • 1978

    February 15, 1978:

    In an unexpected twist, undisputed heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali loses his titles to Leon Spinks.

  • 1980

    February 15, 1980:

    Novelist Mary McCarthy is sued by playwright Lillian Hellman for $2.2 million for referring to the latter on national television as a bad and dishonest writer.

  • 2008

    February 15, 2008:

    Steve Fossett, an American adventurer, is legally declared dead five months after the disappearance of his single-engine airplane.