15 February 2023: This day in history

399 BC: Philosopher Socrates is sentenced to death by the city of Athens for corrupting the minds of the youth of the city and for impiety

590: Khosrau II, the last great Sasanian king is crowned King of Persia

1763: Austria, Prussia & Saxony sign the Treaty of Hubertusburg, marking the end of the French and Indian War and of the Seven Years’ War

1989: Soviet military occupation of Afghanistan ends as the last Soviet troops cross the Soviet-Afghan border

2001: First draft of the complete human genome is published in the journal “Nature”

2003: An estimated 6-11 million people around the world take to the streets to protest against war with Iraq


Source: Οnthisday.com

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