February 15

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February 15 is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 319 days remain until the end of the year (320 in leap years).

Events

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Births

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Deaths

Pre-1600

  • 670Oswiu, king of Northumbria (b. c. 612)
  • 706Leontios, Byzantine emperor
  • 706 – Tiberios III, Byzantine emperor
  • 815Ibn Tabataba, Zaydi anti-caliph[35]
  • 956Su Yugui, Chinese chancellor (b. 895)
  • 1043Gisela of Swabia, Holy Roman Empress (b. 990)[36]
  • 1145Lucius II, pope of the Catholic Church
  • 1152Conrad III, king of Germany (b. 1093)
  • 1382William de Ufford, 2nd Earl of Suffolk (b. c. 1339)
  • 1417Richard de Vere, 11th Earl of Oxford, English commander (b. 1385)
  • 1508Giovanni II Bentivoglio, tyrant of Bologna (b. 1443)
  • 1600José de Acosta, Spanish Jesuit missionary and naturalist (b. 1540)

1601–1900

1901–present

Holidays and observances

  • Christian feast day:
    • Blessed Michał Sopoćko
    • Claude de la Colombière
    • Faustinus and Jovita
    • Oswiu
    • Quinidius
    • Sigfrid of Sweden
    • Thomas Bray (Episcopal Church)
    • Walfrid
    • February 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Earliest day on which Family Day can fall, while February 21 is the latest; celebrated on the third Monday in February. (parts of Canada)
  • Earliest day on which Washington's Birthday can fall, while February 21 is the latest; celebrated on the third Monday in February. (United States)
  • International Duties Memorial Day (Russia, regional)
  • John Frum Day (Vanuatu)
  • Liberation Day (Afghanistan)
  • National Flag of Canada Day (Canada)
  • Parinirvana Day, also celebrated on February 8. (Mahayana Buddhism)
  • Singles Awareness Day
  • Statehood Day (Serbia)[42]
  • Susan B. Anthony Day (Florida, United States)
  • The ENIAC Day (Philadelphia, United States)
  • Total Defence Day (Singapore)

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