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February 15th is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 319 days remaining until the end of the year (320 days in leap years).
On this page, we have placed information about February 15th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on February 15th
1564 Galileo Galilei (astronomer, scientist)
1710 Louis XV (King of France)
1820 Susan B. Anthony (feminist, suffragette)
1874 Ernest Shackleton (explorer)
1883 Sax Rohmer (author)
1892 James Forrestal (US politician)
1907 Cesar Romero (actor)
1929 James R. Schlesinger (US politician)
1934 Niklaus Wirth (computer scientist - inventor of the Pascal, Modula-2 and Oberon programming languages)
1945 Douglas Hofstadter (academic, author)
1951 Jane Seymour (actress)
1954 Matt Groening (cartoonist - The Simpsons, Futurama)R
1957 Jake E. Lee (guitarist)
1959 Adam Boulton (journalist)
1959 Ali Campbell (singer-songwriter, guitarist - UB40)
1964 Chris Farley (actor, comedian)
R1969 Birdman (rapper)
1981 Olivia (singer)
1998 Zachary Gordon (actor)
February 15th in History
399 BC Socrates is sentenced to death.
1764 City of St. Louis established.
1804 Beginning of the Serbian revolution.
1870 Stevens Institute of Technology offers the first Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering.
1879 US President Rutherford B. Hayes signs the bill allowing female attorneys to argue cases before the US Supreme Court.
1898 The USS Maine explodes in Havana harbor in Cuba, killing 266. This triggers the Spanish-American War.
1923 Greece is the last European country to adopt the Gregorian calendar.
1933 Giuseppe Zangara attempts to assassinate Franklin D. Roosevelt.
1946 ENIAC, the first general-purpose electronic computer, is formally dedicated.
1965 Canada adopts the red and white maple leaf flag.
1971 Decimal Day: UK and Ireland switch to decimal currencies.
1972 Sound recordings are granted US federal copyright rotection.
2001 First draft of complete human genome published in Nature.
February 15th is also
Susan B. Anthony Day
National Gumdrop Day
People born on February 15th are Aquarius
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