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February 22nd, 2007 (February 22 2007)DeathDennis Johnson, American basketball player (born in 1954)
February 22nd, 2007 (February 22 2007)DeathHoward Verne Ramsey, oldest U.S. veteran of WWI (born in 1898)
February 22nd, 2007 (February 22 2007)DeathSamuel Hinga Norman, Sierra Leonean alleged war criminal (born in 1940)
February 22nd, 2007 (February 22 2007)DeathGeorge Jellicoe, Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Lords & Special Boat Service veteran (born in 1918)George Ade Quotes
February 22nd, 2006 (February 22 2006)EventAt least six men stage Britain s biggest robbery ever, stealing ?53m (about $92.5 million or 78? million) from a Securitas depot in Tonbridge, Kent.
February 22nd, 2006 (February 22 2006)DeathAnthony Burger, American musician and singer (born in 1961)
February 22nd, 2005 (February 22 2005)DeathZdzislaw Beksinski, Polish artist (born in 1929)
February 22nd, 2005 (February 22 2005)DeathSimone Simon, French actress (born in 1910)
February 22nd, 2005 (February 22 2005)DeathLee Eun Ju, Korean actress (born in 1980)
February 22nd, 2004 (February 22 2004)DeathRoque Maspoli, Uruguayan footballer (born in 1917)
February 22nd, 2004 (February 22 2004)DeathAndy Seminick, American baseball player (born in 1920)
February 22nd, 2003 (February 22 2003)DeathDaniel Taradash, American screenwriter (born in 1913)
February 22nd, 2002 (February 22 2002)EventAngolan political and rebel leader Jonas Savimbi is killed in a military ambush.
February 22nd, 2002 (February 22 2002)DeathChuck Jones, American animator (born in 1912)
February 22nd, 2002 (February 22 2002)DeathJonas Savimbi, Angolan rebel leader (born in 1934)
February 22nd, 2002 (February 22 2002)DeathRoden Cutler, Australian diplomat and war hero (born in 1916)
February 22nd, 2002 (February 22 2002)DeathDaniel Pearl, American journalist (born in 1963)
February 22nd, 2000 (February 22 2000)DeathFernando Buesa, Spanish politician (born in 1946)
February 22nd, 1999 (February 22 1999)DeathMenno Oosting, Dutch tennis player (born in 1964)
February 22nd, 1998 (February 22 1998)DeathAbraham Ribicoff, American politician (born in 1910) Abraham Quotes
February 22nd, 1997 (February 22 1997)EventIn Roslin, Scotland, scientists announce that an adult sheep named Dolly had been successfully cloned.
February 22nd, 1997 (February 22 1997)DeathJoseph Aiuppa, American gangster (born in 1907)
February 22nd, 1995 (February 22 1995)DeathEd Flanders, American actor (born in 1934)
February 22nd, 1994 (February 22 1994)EventAldrich Ames and his wife are charged by the United States Department of Justice with spying for the Soviet Union.
February 22nd, 1994 (February 22 1994)DeathPapa John Creach, American musician (born in 1917)
February 22nd, 1989 (February 22 1989)BirthAlia Sabur, American college educator
February 22nd, 1989 (February 22 1989)DeathMoises da Costa Amaral, East Timorese leader, UDT President in the exterior (born in 1938)
February 22nd, 1988 (February 22 1988)BirthPrzemyslaw Kazimierczak, Polish footballer
February 22nd, 1987 (February 22 1987)DeathAndy Warhol, American artist, director, and writer (born in 1928)Andy Warhol Quotes
February 22nd, 1986 (February 22 1986)EventStart of the People Power Revolution in the Philippines.
February 22nd, 1986 (February 22 1986)BirthMiko Hughes, American actor
February 22nd, 1986 (February 22 1986)BirthRajon Rondo, American basketball player
February 22nd, 1985 (February 22 1985)BirthHameur Bouazza, Algerian footballer
February 22nd, 1985 (February 22 1985)BirthSean Garballey, American politician
February 22nd, 1985 (February 22 1985)DeathSalvador Espriu, Spanish poet (born in 1913)
February 22nd, 1985 (February 22 1985)DeathAlexander Scourby, American actor (born in 1913)
February 22nd, 1985 (February 22 1985)DeathEfrem Zimbalist, Russian violinist (born in 1889)
February 22nd, 1984 (February 22 1984)DeathJessamyn West, American writer (born in 1902)Jessamyn West Quotes
February 22nd, 1983 (February 22 1983)DeathSir Adrian Boult, English conductor (born in 1889)
February 22nd, 1983 (February 22 1983)DeathRomain Maes, Belgian cyclist (born in 1913)
February 22nd, 1982 (February 22 1982)BirthJenna Haze, American pornographic actress
February 22nd, 1982 (February 22 1982)BirthRobert Weiner, Jr., American water polo player
February 22nd, 1982 (February 22 1982)DeathJosh Malihabadi, Urdu poet of India and Pakistan (born in 1898)
February 22nd, 1981 (February 22 1981)BirthFredson Camara, Brazilian footballer
February 22nd, 1980 (February 22 1980)EventMiracle on Ice: In Lake Placid, New York, the United States hockey team defeats the Soviet Union hockey team 4-3, in what is considered to be one of the greatest upsets in sports history.
February 22nd, 1980 (February 22 1980)DeathOskar Kokoschka, Austrian artist (born in 1886)
February 22nd, 1979 (February 22 1979)EventIndependence of Saint Lucia from the United Kingdom.
February 22nd, 1979 (February 22 1979)BirthBrett Emerton, Australian footballer
February 22nd, 1979 (February 22 1979)BirthLee Na-young, South Korean actress
February 22nd, 1977 (February 22 1977)BirthTimo Rose, German filmmaker
February 22nd, 1977 (February 22 1977)BirthHakan Yakin, Swiss footballer
February 22nd, 1976 (February 22 1976)BirthFaan Rautenbach, South African rugby player
February 22nd, 1976 (February 22 1976)DeathAngela Baddeley, English actress (born in 1904)
February 22nd, 1976 (February 22 1976)DeathFlorence Ballard, American singer (The Supremes) (born in 1943)
February 22nd, 1975 (February 22 1975)BirthDrew Barrymore, American actress
February 22nd, 1974 (February 22 1974)EventOrganisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) summit conference starts in Lahore, Pakistan. Thirty-seven countries are attending. Twenty-two heads of state and government participate.
February 22nd, 1974 (February 22 1974)EventSamuel Byck tries and fails to assassinate U.S. President Richard Nixon.
February 22nd, 1974 (February 22 1974)BirthJames Blunt, English musician
February 22nd, 1974 (February 22 1974)BirthChris Moyles, English DJ
February 22nd, 1974 (February 22 1974)DeathSamuel Byck, American attempted assassin of Richard Nixon (born in 1930)
February 22nd, 1973 (February 22 1973)EventCold War: Following United States President Richard Nixon s visit to the People s Republic of China, the two countries agree to establish liaison offices.
February 22nd, 1973 (February 22 1973)BirthJuninho Paulista, Brazilian footballer
February 22nd, 1973 (February 22 1973)BirthClaus Lundekvam, Norwegian footballer
February 22nd, 1973 (February 22 1973)BirthEinar Kristian Tveita, Norwegian athlete
February 22nd, 1973 (February 22 1973)DeathJean-Jacques Bertrand, Quebec politician, Premier of Quebec (born in 1916)
February 22nd, 1973 (February 22 1973)DeathKatina Paxinou, Greek actress (born in 1900)
February 22nd, 1972 (February 22 1972)BirthMichael Chang, American tennis player
February 22nd, 1972 (February 22 1972)BirthClaudia Pechstein, German speed skater
February 22nd, 1971 (February 22 1971)BirthLea Salonga, Filipina actress and singer
February 22nd, 1970 (February 22 1970)BirthDominic Roussel, Canadian ice hockey player
February 22nd, 1969 (February 22 1969)BirthThomas Jane, American actor
February 22nd, 1969 (February 22 1969)BirthJoaquin Cortes, Spanish dancer
February 22nd, 1969 (February 22 1969)BirthHans Klok, Dutch illusionist
February 22nd, 1969 (February 22 1969)BirthBrian Laudrup, Danish footballer
February 22nd, 1969 (February 22 1969)BirthByron Stroud, American bassist
February 22nd, 1969 (February 22 1969)BirthClinton Kelly, American television personality
February 22nd, 1968 (February 22 1968)BirthShawn Graham, Canadian politician
February 22nd, 1968 (February 22 1968)BirthJayson Williams, American basketball player
February 22nd, 1968 (February 22 1968)BirthBradley Nowell, American musician (died in 1996)
February 22nd, 1968 (February 22 1968)BirthJeri Ryan, American actress
February 22nd, 1968 (February 22 1968)BirthElna Reinach, South African tennis player
February 22nd, 1968 (February 22 1968)DeathPeter Arno, American cartoonist (born in 1904)
February 22nd, 1967 (February 22 1967)BirthAlf Poier, Austrian comedian
February 22nd, 1966 (February 22 1966)BirthRachel Dratch, American actress and comedienne
February 22nd, 1966 (February 22 1966)BirthBrian Greig, Australian politician
February 22nd, 1966 (February 22 1966)BirthThorsten Kaye,Daytime actor and poet
February 22nd, 1966 (February 22 1966)BirthAiden Shaw, English pornographic actor
February 22nd, 1965 (February 22 1965)BirthPat Lafontaine, American ice hockey player
February 22nd, 1965 (February 22 1965)BirthDean Karr, American director and photographer
February 22nd, 1965 (February 22 1965)BirthChris Dudley, American basketball player
February 22nd, 1965 (February 22 1965)DeathFelix Frankfurter, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (born in 1882)Felix Frankfurter Quotes
February 22nd, 1964 (February 22 1964)BirthGigi Fernandez, Puerto Rican tennis player
February 22nd, 1963 (February 22 1963)BirthVijay Singh, Fijian golfer
February 22nd, 1962 (February 22 1962)BirthSteve Irwin, Australian herpetologist (died in 2006)
February 22nd, 1962 (February 22 1962)BirthLenda Murray, American bodybuilder
February 22nd, 1962 (February 22 1962)BirthLes Wallace, Scottish darts player
February 22nd, 1961 (February 22 1961)BirthAkira Takasaki, Japanese guitarist Saki Quotes
February 22nd, 1961 (February 22 1961)DeathNick LaRocca, American jazz musician (born in 1889)
February 22nd, 1960 (February 22 1960)DeathPaul-Emile Borduas, Quebec painter (born in 1905)
February 22nd, 1959 (February 22 1959)EventLee Petty wins the first Daytona 500.
February 22nd, 1959 (February 22 1959)BirthJiri Cunek, Czech politician
February 22nd, 1959 (February 22 1959)BirthKyle MacLachlan, American actor
February 22nd, 1958 (February 22 1958)EventEgypt and Syria join to form the United Arab Republic.
February 22nd, 1955 (February 22 1955)BirthTim Young, Canadian ice hockey player
February 22nd, 1953 (February 22 1953)BirthGraham Lewis, English musician (Wire)
February 22nd, 1953 (February 22 1953)BirthNigel Planer, British actor
February 22nd, 1952 (February 22 1952)BirthBill Frist, American politicianBill Frist Quotes
February 22nd, 1950 (February 22 1950)BirthJulius Erving, American basketball player
February 22nd, 1950 (February 22 1950)BirthEllen Greene, American actress
February 22nd, 1950 (February 22 1950)BirthLenny Kuhr, Dutch singer
February 22nd, 1950 (February 22 1950)BirthMiou-Miou, French actress
February 22nd, 1950 (February 22 1950)BirthGenesis P-Orridge, English musician and performer
February 22nd, 1950 (February 22 1950)BirthJulie Walters, English actress
February 22nd, 1949 (February 22 1949)BirthNiki Lauda, Austrian race car driver and entrepreneur
February 22nd, 1949 (February 22 1949)BirthOlga Morozova, Russian tennis player
February 22nd, 1948 (February 22 1948)EventCommunist coup in Czechoslovakia.
February 22nd, 1948 (February 22 1948)BirthJohn Ashton, American actor
February 22nd, 1947 (February 22 1947)BirthCarol Burns, Australian actress
February 22nd, 1945 (February 22 1945)BirthLeslie Charleson, American actress
February 22nd, 1945 (February 22 1945)BirthOliver, American singer (died in 2000)
February 22nd, 1945 (February 22 1945)DeathOsip Brik, Russian writer (born in 1888)
February 22nd, 1944 (February 22 1944)EventAmerican aircraft bombard the Dutch towns of Nijmegen, Arnhem, Enschede and Deventer by mistake, resulting in 800 dead in Nijmegen alone.
February 22nd, 1944 (February 22 1944)BirthJonathan Demme, American director
February 22nd, 1944 (February 22 1944)BirthRobert Kardashian, American lawyer (died in 2003)
February 22nd, 1944 (February 22 1944)BirthTom Okker, Dutch tennis player
February 22nd, 1944 (February 22 1944)DeathKasturba Gandhi, wife of Mohandas Gandhi (born in 1869)
February 22nd, 1943 (February 22 1943)EventMembers of White Rose are executed in Nazi Germany.
February 22nd, 1943 (February 22 1943)BirthTerry Eagleton, British theoristTerry Eagleton Quotes
February 22nd, 1943 (February 22 1943)BirthHorst Kohler, President of Germany
February 22nd, 1943 (February 22 1943)DeathHans Scholl, German resistance fighter (born in 1918)
February 22nd, 1943 (February 22 1943)DeathChristoph Probst, German resistance fighter (born in 1919)
February 22nd, 1943 (February 22 1943)DeathSophie Scholl, German resistance fighter (born in 1921)
February 22nd, 1942 (February 22 1942)EventWorld War II: President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders General Douglas MacArthur out of the Philippines as American defenses collapses.Douglas MacArthur Quotes
February 22nd, 1942 (February 22 1942)BirthChristine Keeler, English model and showgirl
February 22nd, 1942 (February 22 1942)DeathStefan Zweig, Austrian writer (born in 1881)Stefan Zweig Quotes
February 22nd, 1941 (February 22 1941)BirthHipolito Mejia, Dominican politician
February 22nd, 1940 (February 22 1940)BirthJohnson Mlambo, South African politician
February 22nd, 1940 (February 22 1940)BirthBilly Name, American photographer
February 22nd, 1939 (February 22 1939)DeathAntonio Machado, Spanish poet (born in 1875)Antonio Machado Quotes
February 22nd, 1938 (February 22 1938)BirthSteve Barber, American baseball player (died in 2007)
February 22nd, 1938 (February 22 1938)BirthIshmael Reed, American writer
February 22nd, 1938 (February 22 1938)BirthPierre Vallieres, French-Canadian politician (died in 1995)
February 22nd, 1936 (February 22 1936)BirthJ. Michael Bishop, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate
February 22nd, 1936 (February 22 1936)BirthErnie K-Doe, American singer (died in 2001)
February 22nd, 1934 (February 22 1934)BirthSparky Anderson, American baseball managerSparky Anderson Quotes
February 22nd, 1934 (February 22 1934)DeathWillem Kes, Dutch conductor (born in 1856)
February 22nd, 1933 (February 22 1933)BirthKatharine, Duchess of Kent
February 22nd, 1933 (February 22 1933)BirthBobby Smith, English footballer
February 22nd, 1932 (February 22 1932)BirthTed Kennedy, American politician
February 22nd, 1930 (February 22 1930)BirthMarni Nixon, American singer
February 22nd, 1930 (February 22 1930)BirthJames McGarrell, American painter
February 22nd, 1929 (February 22 1929)BirthJames Hong, American actor
February 22nd, 1929 (February 22 1929)BirthRebecca Schull, American actress
February 22nd, 1928 (February 22 1928)BirthPaul Dooley, American actor
February 22nd, 1928 (February 22 1928)BirthBruce Forsyth, British entertainer
February 22nd, 1928 (February 22 1928)BirthClarence 13X, American religious leader (died in 1969)
February 22nd, 1926 (February 22 1926)BirthKenneth Williams, English actor (died in 1988)
February 22nd, 1926 (February 22 1926)BirthBud Yorkin, American film director
February 22nd, 1925 (February 22 1925)BirthEdward Gorey, American illustrator (died in 2000)
February 22nd, 1924 (February 22 1924)EventCalvin Coolidge becomes the first President of the United States to deliver a radio broadcast from the White House.Calvin Coolidge Quotes
February 22nd, 1923 (February 22 1923)DeathTheophile Delcasse, French statesman (born in 1852)
February 22nd, 1922 (February 22 1922)BirthJesus Iglesias, Argentine racing driver (died in 2005)
February 22nd, 1921 (February 22 1921)BirthJean-Bedel Bokassa, Central African Republic leader (died in 1996) Bede Quotes
February 22nd, 1921 (February 22 1921)BirthWayne Booth, American literary critic (died in 2005)
February 22nd, 1921 (February 22 1921)BirthDavid Greene, British television director (died in 2003)
February 22nd, 1921 (February 22 1921)BirthGiulietta Masina, Italian actress (died in 1994)
February 22nd, 1921 (February 22 1921)DeathSalim Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait (born in 1864)
February 22nd, 1918 (February 22 1918)BirthSid Abel, Canadian hockey player (died in 2000)
February 22nd, 1918 (February 22 1918)BirthCharlie Finley, American sports entrepreneur (died in 1996)
February 22nd, 1918 (February 22 1918)BirthDon Pardo, American radio and television announcer
February 22nd, 1918 (February 22 1918)BirthRobert Wadlow, American tallest ever-human (died in 1940)
February 22nd, 1917 (February 22 1917)BirthJane Bowles, American playwright (died in 1973)
February 22nd, 1915 (February 22 1915)EventWorld War I: Germany institutes unrestricted submarine warfare.
February 22nd, 1914 (February 22 1914)BirthRenato Dulbecco, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate
February 22nd, 1913 (February 22 1913)BirthBuddy Tate, American jazz saxophonist and clarinetist (died in 2001)
February 22nd, 1913 (February 22 1913)DeathFerdinand de Saussure, Swiss linguist (born in 1857)
February 22nd, 1911 (February 22 1911)BirthBill Baker, American baseball player (died in 2006)
February 22nd, 1908 (February 22 1908)BirthSir John Mills, English actor (died in 2005)
February 22nd, 1907 (February 22 1907)BirthSheldon Leonard, American actor (died in 1997)
February 22nd, 1907 (February 22 1907)BirthRobert Young, American actor (died in 1998)
February 22nd, 1904 (February 22 1904)EventThe United Kingdom sells a meteorological station on the South Orkney Islands to Argentina, the islands are subsequently claimed by the United Kingdom in 1908.
February 22nd, 1904 (February 22 1904)DeathLeslie Stephen, English writer and critic (born in 1832)
February 22nd, 1903 (February 22 1903)BirthMorley Callaghan, Canadian writer (died in 1990)
February 22nd, 1903 (February 22 1903)BirthAin-Ervin Mere, Estonian Nazi (died in 1969)
February 22nd, 1903 (February 22 1903)BirthRobert Weede, American baritone (died in 1972)
February 22nd, 1903 (February 22 1903)DeathHugo Wolf, Austrian composer (born in 1860)
February 22nd, 1902 (February 22 1902)BirthFritz Strassmann, German physicist (died in 1980)
February 22nd, 1900 (February 22 1900)BirthLuis Bunuel, Spanish-born film director (died in 1983)Luis Bunuel Quotes
February 22nd, 1900 (February 22 1900)BirthSean O Faolain, Irish author (died in 1991)
February 22nd, 1899 (February 22 1899)BirthDwight Frye, American actor (died in 1943)
February 22nd, 1899 (February 22 1899)BirthGeorge O Hara, American actor (died in 1966)
February 22nd, 1899 (February 22 1899)BirthDechko Uzunov, Bulgarian painter (died in 1986)
February 22nd, 1897 (February 22 1897)BirthKarol Swierczewski, Polish general (died in 1947)
February 22nd, 1895 (February 22 1895)BirthVictor Raul Haya de la Torre, Peruvian politician (died in 1979)
February 22nd, 1892 (February 22 1892)BirthEdna St. Vincent Millay, American writer (died in 1950)Edna St. Vincent Millay Quotes
February 22nd, 1892 (February 22 1892)DeathHerman Koeckemann, German Catholic prelate (born in 1828)
February 22nd, 1891 (February 22 1891)BirthVlas Chubar, Soviet politician (died in 1939)
February 22nd, 1890 (February 22 1890)DeathJohn Jacob Astor III, American businessman (born in 1822)
February 22nd, 1890 (February 22 1890)DeathCarl Heinrich Bloch, Danish painter (born in 1834)
February 22nd, 1889 (February 22 1889)EventPresident Grover Cleveland signs a bill admitting North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Washington as U.S. states.Grover Cleveland Quotes
February 22nd, 1889 (February 22 1889)BirthOlave Baden-Powell, English founder of the Girl Guide (died in 1977)
February 22nd, 1888 (February 22 1888)BirthOwen Brewster, American politician (died in 1961)
February 22nd, 1887 (February 22 1887)BirthKsawery Tartakower, Polish chess player (died in 1956)
February 22nd, 1886 (February 22 1886)BirthHugo Ball, German author and poet (died in 1927)Hugo Ball Quotes
February 22nd, 1883 (February 22 1883)BirthMarguerite Clark, American actress (died in 1940)
February 22nd, 1882 (February 22 1882)EventThe Serbian kingdom is refounded.
February 22nd, 1882 (February 22 1882)BirthEric Gill, British sculptor (died in 1940)Eric Gill Quotes
February 22nd, 1881 (February 22 1881)BirthJoseph B. Ely, American politician (died in 1956)
February 22nd, 1880 (February 22 1880)BirthFrigyes Riesz, Hungarian mathematician (died in 1956)
February 22nd, 1879 (February 22 1879)EventIn Utica, New York, Frank Woolworth opens the first of many of 5 and 10-cent Woolworth stores.
February 22nd, 1879 (February 22 1879)BirthJohannes Nicolaus Bronsted, Danish physical chemist (died in 1947)
February 22nd, 1878 (February 22 1878)BirthWalter Ritz, Swiss physicist (died in 1909)
February 22nd, 1875 (February 22 1875)DeathJean-Baptiste Camille Corot, French painter (born in 1796)
February 22nd, 1875 (February 22 1875)DeathSir Charles Lyell, Scottish geologist (born in 1797)
February 22nd, 1874 (February 22 1874)BirthBill Klem, American baseball umpire (died in 1951)
February 22nd, 1864 (February 22 1864)BirthJules Renard, French author (died in 1910)
February 22nd, 1862 (February 22 1862)EventJefferson Davis is officially inaugurated for a six-year term as the President of the Confederate States of America in Richmond, Virginia. He was previously inaugurated as a provisional president on February 18, 1861.
February 22nd, 1857 (February 22 1857)BirthRobert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, English founder of the Boy Scouts (died in 1941)
February 22nd, 1857 (February 22 1857)BirthHeinrich Hertz, German physicist (died in 1894)
February 22nd, 1856 (February 22 1856)EventThe Republican Party opens its first national meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
February 22nd, 1849 (February 22 1849)BirthNikolay Yakovlevich Sonin, Russian mathematician (died in 1915)
February 22nd, 1847 (February 22 1847)EventMexican-American War: The Battle of Buena Vista5,000 American troops drive off 15,000 Mexicans.
February 22nd, 1840 (February 22 1840)BirthAugust Bebel, German politician (died in 1913)
February 22nd, 1839 (February 22 1839)BirthFrancis Pharcellus Church, American editor and publisher (died in 1906)
February 22nd, 1825 (February 22 1825)BirthJean Baptiste Salpointe, second Archbishop of Santa Fe (died in 1898)
February 22nd, 1824 (February 22 1824)BirthPierre Janssen, French astronomer (died in 1907)
February 22nd, 1819 (February 22 1819)EventBy the Adams-Onis Treaty, Spain sells Florida to the United States for five million U.S. dollars.
February 22nd, 1819 (February 22 1819)BirthJames Russell Lowell, American poet and essayist (died in 1891)James Russell Lowell Quotes
February 22nd, 1817 (February 22 1817)BirthCarl Wilhelm Borchardt, German mathematician (died in 1880)
February 22nd, 1816 (February 22 1816)DeathAdam Ferguson, Scottish philosopher and historian (born in 1723)Adam Ferguson Quotes
February 22nd, 1806 (February 22 1806)BirthJozef Kremer, Polish messianistic philosopher (died in 1875) Philo Quotes
February 22nd, 1799 (February 22 1799)DeathHeshen, infamous Qing Dynasty Chinese official at court (born in 1750)
February 22nd, 1797 (February 22 1797)EventLast Invasion of Britain: 1797 The Last Invasion of Britain by the French, begins near Fishguard, Wales.
February 22nd, 1797 (February 22 1797)DeathKarl Friedrich Hieronymus Freiherr von Munchhausen, German officer and adventurer (born in 1720)
February 22nd, 1796 (February 22 1796)BirthAlexis Bachelot, French missionary (died in 1837)
February 22nd, 1796 (February 22 1796)BirthLambert Adolphe Jacques Quetelet, Belgian mathematician (died in 1874)
February 22nd, 1788 (February 22 1788)BirthArthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher (died in 1860)Arthur Schopenhauer Quotes
February 22nd, 1778 (February 22 1778)BirthRembrandt Peale, American artist (died in 1860)
February 22nd, 1756 (February 22 1756)BirthGeorg Friedrich von Martens, German diplomat (died in 1821)
February 22nd, 1744 (February 22 1744)EventWar of the Austrian Succession: The Battle of Toulon begins.
February 22nd, 1742 (February 22 1742)DeathCharles Rivington, English publisher (born in 1688)
February 22nd, 1732 (February 22 1732)BirthGeorge Washington, First President of the United States (died in 1799)George Washington Quotes
February 22nd, 1732 (February 22 1732)DeathFrancis Atterbury, English bishop and man of letters (born in 1663)
February 22nd, 1731 (February 22 1731)DeathFrederik Ruysch, Dutch physician and anatomist (born in 1638)
February 22nd, 1727 (February 22 1727)DeathFrancesco Gasparini, Italian composer (born in 1661)
February 22nd, 1714 (February 22 1714)BirthLouis-Georges de Brequigny, French historian (died in 1795)
February 22nd, 1705 (February 22 1705)BirthPeter Artedi, Swedish naturalist (died in 1735)
February 22nd, 1690 (February 22 1690)DeathCharles Le Brun, French artist (born in 1619)
February 22nd, 1680 (February 22 1680)DeathCatherine Monvoisin, French sorceress (born in c.1640)
February 22nd, 1674 (February 22 1674)DeathJean Chapelain, French writer (born in 1595)
February 22nd, 1632 (February 22 1632)EventGalileo s Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is published.
February 22nd, 1627 (February 22 1627)DeathOlivier van Noort, Dutch navigator (born in 1558)
February 22nd, 1612 (February 22 1612)BirthGeorge Digby, 2nd Earl of Bristol, English statesman (died in 1677)
February 22nd, 1512 (February 22 1512)DeathAmerigo Vespucci, Italian merchant and explorer (born in 1454)
February 22nd, 1500 (February 22 1500)BirthCardinal Rodolfo Pio da Carpi, Italian humanist (died in 1564)
February 22nd, 1495 (February 22 1495)EventKing Charles VIII of France enters Naples to claim the city s throne.
February 22nd, 1440 (February 22 1440)BirthLadislaus Posthumus of Bohemia and Hungary (died in 1457)
February 22nd, 1403 (February 22 1403)BirthCharles VII of France (died in 1461)
February 22nd, 1371 (February 22 1371)DeathKing David II of Scotland (born in 1324)
February 22nd, 1111 (February 22 1111)DeathRoger Borsa, King of Sicily
February 22nd, 1071 (February 22 1071)DeathArnulf III, Count of Flanders (killed in battle) (born in c.1055)
February 22nd, 1040 (February 22 1040)BirthRashi, French rabbi (died in 1105)
February 22nd, 0965 (February 22 0965)DeathOdo, Duke of Burgundy (born in 944)

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