Today in History: 15th February

Actor John Barrymore was born.

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

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

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

Walt Disney’s Cinderella is released.

The funeral of King George VI takes place.


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