Today in History: February 15th

-Written by Vinny Guarino

399 BC — Socrates sentenced to death by the city of Athens

                                    The Death of Socrates by Jacques Louis David (1787)

                                    The Death of Socrates by Jacques Louis David (1787)

1564 — Galileo is born

                                 Italian astronomer, physicist, engineer, philosopher etc.

                                 Italian astronomer, physicist, engineer, philosopher etc.

1879 — Bill passed allowing female attorneys to argue in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Belva Lockwood, first woman admitted to practice under new law.

1992 — Jeffrey Dahmer sentenced to life in prison

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Dahmer was a serial killer responsible for at least 17 murders.

1999 —Big L Shot and Killed in Harlem

Legendary freestyle where Big L outshines a young Jay-Z

2003 — Protests against Iraq War take place around the world. Over 30 million people participated - making it the largest peaceful protest in history.

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