Events, February 15th

1758 – Mustard was advertised for the first time in America.

1764 – The city of St. Louis was established.

1842 – Adhesive postage stamps were used for the first time by the City Dispatch Post (Office) in New York City.

1879 – U.S President Hayes signed a bill that allowed female attorneys to argue cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.

1942 – During World War II, Singapore surrendered to the Japanese.

1965 – Nat “King” Cole died of complications following surgery for lung cancer at the age of 48.

1965 – Canada displayed its new red and white maple leaf flag. The flag was to replace the old Red Ensign standard. (Image: theglobeandmail.com)

1982 – During a storm, the Ocean Ranger, a drilling rig, sank off the coast of Newfoundland. 84 men were killed.

(Source: on-this-day.com)

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