February 15, 399
Socrates is sentenced to drink the conium.
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.