Today in History: 15th February

1882
Actor John Barrymore was born.

1909
Miep Gies was born. She hid Jewish families during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. One of which was the family of Anne Frank.

1931
First Dracula movie is released.
Claire Bloom was born. Actress who starred alongside Charlie Chaplin in Limelight (1952).

1933
Italian born immigrant Giuseppe Zangara attempts to assasinate President Franklin D. Roosevelt in Miami and shoots five people including the mayor of Chicago instead.

1950
Walt Disney’s Cinderella is released.

1952
The funeral of King George VI takes place.

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