Woodstock is born on This Day in History, August 15th, 1969



45 years ago today Woodstock opened its doors to music lovers everywhere and soon became famous for the types of crowds and musicians it attracted. Click through the slideshow above to see some epic photos from Woodstock's heyday!

More on This Day in History:


1769: Napoleon Bonaparte was born.

1939: "The Wizard of Oz" makes its debut at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood.

1947: India gains its independence after 200 years of British rule.

1990: Jennifer Lawrence was born in Louisville, Kentucky.

Related:
Napoleon's reign in Europe
Wizard of Oz trivia
August 15th in history
August 15th horoscope

Click through the gallery below for some awesome pictures of the stunning Jennifer Lawrence!