THIS DAY IN #HISTORY 15/02


This day in #history 15/02
FEBRUARY 15TH

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399 – Philosopher Socrates sentenced to death

1950 – Walt Disney ‘s “Cinderella ” released

2005 – YouTube , the popular Internet site on
which videos may be shared and viewed by
others, is launched in the United States.

2011 – Libyan protests begin opposing Colonel
Muammar al – Gaddafi’s rule

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1519 – Pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida )

1564 – Galileo Galilei, Pisa, Italy, astronomer/physicist

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1620 – Francois Charpentier, French scholar /
archaeologist

1748 – Jeremy Bentham, London England
philosopher/originator ( Utilitarian)

1820 – Susan Brownell Anthony, Adams Mass woman’ s suffragette

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1894 – Oswaldo Aranha , Brazil, lawyer /statesman (1 st pres of UN

1899 – Lillian Disney, Mrs Walt Disney

1921 – Radha Krishna Choudhary , Indian historian and writer ( d. 1985

FAMOUS DEATHS

1988 – Richard P Feynman , physicist ( Nobel 1965 , Physical Law ), dies at 69

1995 – Nabila Diahnine , Algerian architect/
feminist, murdered at 33

1995 – Sahnoun Jawhari, Tunisian Annahda-
leader, dies at 40 in jail

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