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Today in history for 2-15-2021


Austria’s Karl Schnabl leans forward on his skis during the special 90-meter ski jumping event, Sunday, Feb. 15, 1976 at Innsbruck, the final competition in the 12th Winter Olympics. Schnabl won the contest with jumps of 320 and 318 feet, and earned the gold medal. (AP Photo)

By The Associated Press

Today in History

Today is Monday, Feb. 15, the 46th day of 2021. There are 319 days left in the year. This is Presidents Day.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On Feb. 15, 1989, the Soviet Union announced that the last of its troops had left Afghanistan, after more than nine years of military intervention.

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