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Historical Events In February - 15

Sunday, 26 May 2019

1981  Rocket-powered ice sled attains 399 kph, Lake George NY on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  Jack Crapp, cricketer (7 Tests for England 1948-49, 319 runs), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  Eighty-four workers die when an oil drilling rig sinks off the coast of Newfoundland during a storm on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  On this day in history off the Newfoundlandthe oil drilling rig Ocean Ranger capsizes and sinks in 18 m waves during a fierce storm on the Grand Banks 315 km east of St. John's; all 84 crewmen, 56 of whom are Newfoundlanders, drown in worst marine disaster in Canada  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  500,000 Iranian soldiers move into Iraq on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  STS 51-E vehicle moves to launch pad on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  World chess championship match abandoned-Karpov 25, Kasparov 23 on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  Ferdinand Marcos wins rigged Philippines presidential election on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On this day in history aBC-TV begins broadcasting "Amerika" mini-series  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  Craig Stadler disqualified from Andy Williams Open for kneeling on a towel to make a shot on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1987  On February - 15 nikolai Guljajev becomes world champion skater  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On February - 15 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  Israel attacks border strip Taba near Egypt on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On this day in history soviet military occupation of Afghanistan ends  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  The last Soviet troops leave Afghanistan, ending nine years of military involvement on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On this day in history baseball owners lock out players  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  U.S. President George Bush meets with Bolivian, Colombian, and Peruvian leaders at an anti-drug summit in Colombia on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  Freighter with dynamite explodes in Phang Nga Thailand, 120 die on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On this day in history 100th episode of "Cops" airs on the Fox Network  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On this day in history jeffrey Dahmer found sane & guilty of killing 15 boys  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On February - 15 bombings by Mafia drug lords kill 14 in Bogotá Colombia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  On this day in history uS asks Aristide to adopt a peace plan from Haiti  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  On February - 15 burundi premier Anatole Kanyenkiko, resigns  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  On February - 15 dow-Jones closes at record 3986.17  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  On this day in history population of People's Republic of China hits 1.2 billion  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  Prime Minister Jean Chrétien scuffles with a protestor disrupting Flag Day ceremonies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Tara Lipinski  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldridge  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1998  Dale Eggeling wins Los Angeles Women's Golf Championship on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1999  Fire blazes through a nightclub in Taichung, Taiwan, killing 64 people on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2011  On February - 15 libyan protests begin opposing Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi's rule  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2012  United Kingdom unemployment rate reaches 17 year high of 8.4% on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2013  Over 1,200 people are injured after a meteor breaks up over Chelyabinsk, Russia on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2014  Tammam Salam is elected Prime Minister of Lebanon after a 10 month gridlock on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1368  On this day in history birth of sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1458  On this day in history birth of ivan the Young, Ruler of Tver (d. 1490)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1471  Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (d. 1503) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1483  Babur, founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30 was born on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1497  On this day in history birth of philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1519  Pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1524  Charles de Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1557  Alfonso Fontanelli, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1043  Gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1145  On this day in history lucius II, [Gherardo Caccianemici], Italian Pope (1144-45), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1152  Konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58 on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1503  On this day in history henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1568  Hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36 on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1580  On this day in history cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1597  On this day in history pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1600  Jose the Acosta, Spanish missionary (Peru), dies at 59(?) on February - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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