Historical Events In February - 15
Wednesday, 04 October 2023
1932 Australia beat South Africa in cricket by an inn in 5 hours 53 minutes playing time on this day in history.
1932 George Burns & Gracie Allen debuted as regulars on "Guy Lombardo Show" on February - 15.
1932 On this day in history uS bobsled team member Eddie Eagan becomes only athlete to win gold in both Summer & Winter Olympics (1920 boxing gold)
1932 On this day in history 3rd Winter Olympic games close at Lake Placid, NY
1932 Minnie Maddern Fiske, actress (Henrik Ibsen's plays), dies at 66 on February - 15.
1933 On February - 15 karl Radek praises invincible force of German communist party
1933 President-elect Franklin Roosevelt survives assassination attempt on February - 15.
1933 Social-democratic newspaper "Vorwärts" banned again in Berlin on February - 15.
1933 Anton J Cermak, (Mayor-D-Chicago), assassinated in Miami on February - 15.
1936 -60º F (-51º C), Parshall ND (state record) on this day in history.
1936 Hitler announces building of Volkswagen on February - 15.
1936 On this day in history hitler announces building of Volkswagens for the people
1936 Sonja Henie, Norway, wins 3rd consecutive Olympics figure skating gold on February - 15.
1936 On February - 15 -60°F (-51°C), Parshall, North Dakota (state record)
1937 On February - 15 the American Elm becomes the state tree of Nebraska.
1939 On this day in history german battleship Bismarck was launched
1939 On this day in history foppe G Scheltema, Dutch lawyer, dies at 47
1941 On February - 15 duke Ellington first records "Take the A Train"
1941 On February - 15 duke Ellington 1st records "Take the A Train"
1942 British and Australian forces surrender at Singapore Over 15,000 Australian soldiers become prisoners of war on this day in history.
1942 On this day in history german U-boat shells at Antillian oil refinery
1942 Japanese troops march into Palembang, South Sumatra on February - 15.
1942 On this day in history singapore surrenders to Japanese forces
1942 The British colony of Singapore surrenders to Japanese troops during WWII on February - 15.
1942 On February - 15 guido Adler, Austrian musicologist, dies at 91
1943 On February - 15 the Commander in Chief U.S. Fleet assigned responsibility for sea-going development of helicopters
1943 Women's camp Tamtui on Ambon (Moluccas) hit by allied air raid on this day in history.
1943 On February - 15 william Victor Harris, composer, dies at 73
1944 891 British bombers attack Berlin on this day in history.
1944 Bombing & shooting at Monte Cassino convent Italy, begins on February - 15.
1946 In Ottawa William Lyon Mackenzie King 1874-1950 tells Parliament about Soviet spy ring activities in Canada on February - 15.
1946 On this day in history bank of England nationalized
1947 On this day in history "Toplitzky of Notre Dame" closes at Century Theater NYC after 60 perfs
1948 On this day in history mao Zedong's army occupies Yenan