On This Day in Weird, February 15...
399: Philosopher Socrates sentenced to death for impiety and corrupting the minds of Athenian youth.
1851: Residents of Simpson County, N.C., report a rain of raw flesh, liver and blood over an area 30 feet wide and 250 yards long.
1883: Author Sax Rohmer, creator of Fu Manchu, born Arthur Henry Sarsfield Ward in Birmingham, England.
1895: New Orleans, La., records a snowfall of 8.2 inches.
1931: Universal Studios releases Dracula, starring Bela Lugosi. A Spanish-language version, released at the same time, stars Carlos Villarias.
1974: Witness "T. L." reports a Bigfoot sighting at Vandalia, Ill.
1999: A trawler nets a giant squid on the South Patagonian shelf, between 316 and 360 meters in depth.