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 This day in History - February 15
486 Historic Events for February 15
1931

1st Dracula movie released

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1932

Minnie Maddern Fiske, actress (Henrik Ibsen's plays), dies at 66

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1932

US bobsled team member Eddie Eagan becomes only athlete to win gold in both Summer and Winter Olympics (1920 boxing gold)

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1932

Adrian Swire, British aircraft magnate (Cathay Pacific)

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1932

3rd Winter Olympic games close at Lake Placid, NY

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1932

George Burns and Gracie Allen debuted as regulars on "Guy Lombardo Show"

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1932

John Van Druten's "There's Always Juliet," premieres in NYC

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1932

Aust beat S Africa in cricket by an inn in 5 hrs 53 min playing time

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1933

Adolfo, Cardones Cuba, fashion designer (Nancy Reagan)

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1933

Karl Radek praises invincible force of German communist party

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1933

Anton J Cermak, (Mayor-D-Chicago), assassinated in Miami

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1933

Pres-elect Franklin Roosevelt survives assassination attempt

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1933

Social-democratic newspaper "Vorw„rts" banned again in Berlin

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1934

Niklaus Wirth, Switzerland, computer programmer/inventor (PASCAL)

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1935

Susan Brownmiller, Brooklyn, feminist author (Against Our Wills)

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1935

Roger B Chaffee, Grand Rapids Michigan, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut

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1935

John R Block, US Secretary of Agriculture (1981-86)

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1936

-60øF (-51øC), Parshall, North Dakota (state record)

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1936

Hitler announce building of Volkswagens (starting slug-bug game)

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1936

Andrew Miller, British principal (Stirling U)

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1936

Sonja Henie, Norway, wins 3rd consecutive Olympic figure skating gold

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1937

Nicholas Bayne, diplomat

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1937

Terry Everett, (Rep-R-Alabama)

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1937

Zoltan Pesko, composer

Birth
1937

P J Squire, British headmaster (Bedford Modern School)

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