February 15th Holidays, Observances and Trivia

February 15th Holidays, Observances and Trivia

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February 15th Trivia

  • 590 – Khosrau II is crowned king of Persia.
  • 1637 – Ferdinand III becomes Holy Roman Emperor.
  • 1862 – American Civil War: General Ulysses S. Grant attacks Fort Donelson, Tennessee.
  • 1955 – Janice Dickinson, American model, agent, and author is born.
  • 1965 – A new red-and-white maple leaf design is adopted as the flag of Canada, replacing the old Canadian Red Ensign banner.
  • 1964 – Chris Farley, American comedian and actor was born.
  • 1992 – Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is sentenced in Milwaukee to life in prison.
  • 2001 – The first draft of the complete human genome is published in Nature.
  • 2013 – A meteor explodes over Russia, injuring 1,500 people as a shock wave blows out windows and rocks buildings

February’s Holidays, Awareness Events and Daily Observances

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