February 15th

 

 

 

February 15, 399

Socrates is sentenced to drink the conium.

 

 

 

February 15,1564

Galileo Galilei, the Italian astronomer and physicist, is born.

 

 

 

February 15, 1965

Nat King Cole (Nathaniel Adams Cole) dies. He was an American musician and a leading figure  of the jazz music.

 

 

February 15, 1982

The Ocean Ranger, drilling rig, sinks due to a storm off the coast of  Newfoundland and 84 rig  workers are killed.

 

February 15, 2005

YouTube is launched in the United States.

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