Historical Events for 15th February 2021

590 – Khosrau II, the last great Sasanian king is crowned King of Persia
1845 – William Parsons, Earl of Rosse, 1st uses 72 inch (183 cm) reflector
1964 – Bill Bradley scores 51 points for Princeton
1965 – John Lennon passes his driving test
1965 – Red Maple Leaf Flag becomes the official flag of Canada
1966 – Kees Verkerk becomes world champion all-round skater
1985 – STS 51-E vehicle moves to launch pad
1985 – World chess championship match abandoned with Anatoly Karpov 25 leading Gary Kasparov 23
1993 – Bombings by mafia drug lords kill 14 in Bogota, Colombia
2016 – 58th Grammy Awards: Best Song “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran, Best Album “1989” by Taylor Swift

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