February 15 in history: Canada's national flag adopted, USSR pulls out of Afghanistan, and more

The United Kingdom and Ireland decimalise their currencies, Around 30 million people in 600 cities protest against the Iraq War, and more — here's what happened on this day in history

1965

Canada adopts its current national flag

(Photograph:WION)

1971

The United Kingdom and Ireland decimalise their currencies

(Photograph:WION)

1989

The USSR pulls its last troops out of Afghanistan

(Photograph:WION)

2001

The first draft of the human genome report is published

(Photograph:WION)

2003

Around 30 million people in 600 cities protest against the Iraq War

(Photograph:WION)

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