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22nd of February 1371 EVENT Robert II becomes King of Scotland, beginning the Stuart dynasty.
22nd of February 1495 EVENT King Charles VIII of France enters Naples to claim the city's throne.
22nd of February 1632 EVENT Galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is published.
22nd of February 1744 EVENT War of the Austrian Succession: The Battle of Toulon begins.
22nd of February 1797 EVENT The Last Invasion of Britain begins near Fishguard, Wales.
22nd of February 1819 EVENT By the Adams-Onis Treaty, Spain sells Florida to the United States for five million U.S. dollars.
22nd of February 1847 EVENT Mexican-American War: The Battle of Buena Vista : 5,000 American troops defeat 15,000 Mexicans.
22nd of February 1853 EVENT Washington University in St. Louis is founded as Eliot Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri.
22nd of February 1855 EVENT The Pennsylvania State University is founded in State College, Pennsylvania (as the Farmers' High School of Pennsylvania)
22nd of February 1856 EVENT The Republican Party opens its first national meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
22nd of February 1862 EVENT Jefferson 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.
22nd of February 1872 EVENT The Prohibition Party holds its first national convention in Columbus, Ohio, nominating James Black as its presidential nominee.
22nd of February 1879 EVENT In Utica, New York, Frank Woolworth opens the first of many of 5 and dime Woolworth stores.
22nd of February 1882 EVENT The Serbian kingdom is refounded.
22nd of February 1889 EVENT President Grover Cleveland signs a bill admitting North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Washington as U.S. states.
22nd of February 1904 EVENT The United Kingdom sells a meteorological station on the South Orkney Islands to Argentina, the islands are subsequently claimed by the United Kingdom in 1908.
22nd of February 1909 EVENT The sixteen battleships of the Great White Fleet, led by Connecticut, return to the United States after a voyage around the world.
22nd of February 1915 EVENT World War I: Germany institutes unrestricted submarine warfare.
22nd of February 1924 EVENT U.S. President Calvin Coolidge becomes the first President to deliver a radio broadcast from the White House.
22nd of February 1942 EVENT World War II: President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders General Douglas MacArthur out of the Philippines as the Japanese victory becomes inevitable.
22nd of February 1943 EVENT World War II: Members of White Rose are executed in Nazi Germany.
22nd of February 1944 EVENT World War II: American aircraft mistakenly bomb the Dutch towns of Nijmegen, Arnhem, Enschede and Deventer, resulting in 800 dead in Nijmegen alone.
22nd of February 1948 EVENT Communist revolution in Czechoslovakia.
22nd of February 1957 EVENT Ngo Dinh Diem of South Vietnam survives a communist shooting assassination attempt in Ban Me Thuot.
22nd of February 1958 EVENT Egypt and Syria join to form the United Arab Republic.
22nd of February 1959 EVENT Lee Petty wins the first Daytona 500.
22nd of February 1972 EVENT The Official Irish Republican Army detonates a car bomb at Aldershot barracks, killing seven and injuring nineteen others.
22nd of February 1973 EVENT Cold War: Following President Richard Nixon's visit to the People's Republic of China, the two countries agree to establish liaison offices.
22nd of February 1974 EVENT The Organisation of the Islamic Conference summit begins in Lahore, Pakistan. Thirty-seven countries attend and twenty-two heads of state and government participate. It also recognizes Bangladesh.
22nd of February 1974 EVENT Samuel Byck tries and fails to assassinate U.S. President Richard Nixon.
22nd of February 1979 EVENT Independence of Saint Lucia from the United Kingdom.
22nd of February 1980 EVENT Miracle on Ice: In Lake Placid, New York, the United States hockey team defeats the Soviet Union hockey team 4-3.
22nd of February 1983 EVENT The notorious Broadway flop Moose Murders opens and closes on the same night at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre.
22nd of February 1986 EVENT Start of the People Power Revolution in the Philippines.
22nd of February 1994 EVENT Aldrich Ames and his wife are charged by the United States Department of Justice with spying for the Soviet Union.
22nd of February 1995 EVENT The Corona reconnaissance satellite program, in existence from 1959 to 1972, is declassified.
22nd of February 1997 EVENT In Roslin, Scotland, scientists announce that an adult sheep named Dolly had been successfully cloned.
22nd of February 2002 EVENT Angolan political and rebel leader Jonas Savimbi is killed in a military ambush.
22nd of February 2006 EVENT At least six men stage Britain's biggest robbery, stealing ?53m (about $92.5 million or 78EUR million) from a Securitas depot in Tonbridge, Kent.
22nd of February 2011 EVENT A 6.3-magnitude earthquake strikes Christchurch, New Zealand at only 5 kilometers from the surface, causing widespread damage and hundreds of fatalities.
22nd of February 1040 BIRTHDAY Rashi, French rabbi (d. 1105)
22nd of February 1403 BIRTHDAY Charles VII of France (d. 1461)
22nd of February 1440 BIRTHDAY Ladislaus Posthumus of Bohemia and Hungary (d. 1457)
22nd of February 1500 BIRTHDAY Cardinal Rodolfo Pio da Carpi, Italian humanist (d. 1564)
22nd of February 1612 BIRTHDAY George Digby, 2nd Earl of Bristol, English statesman (d. 1677)
22nd of February 1705 BIRTHDAY Peter Artedi, Swedish naturalist (d. 1735)
22nd of February 1714 BIRTHDAY Louis-Georges de Brequigny, French historian (d. 1795)
22nd of February 1732 BIRTHDAY George Washington, First President of the United States (d. 1799)
22nd of February 1756 BIRTHDAY Georg Friedrich von Martens, German diplomat (d. 1821)
22nd of February 1778 BIRTHDAY Rembrandt Peale, American artist (d. 1860)
22nd of February 1788 BIRTHDAY Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher (d. 1860)
22nd of February 1796 BIRTHDAY Alexis Bachelot, French missionary (d. 1837)
22nd of February 1796 BIRTHDAY Lambert Adolphe Jacques Quetelet, Belgian mathematician (d. 1874)
22nd of February 1806 BIRTHDAY Jozef Kremer, Polish messianistic philosopher (d. 1875)
22nd of February 1817 BIRTHDAY Carl Wilhelm Borchardt, German mathematician (d. 1880)
22nd of February 1819 BIRTHDAY James Russell Lowell, American poet and essayist (d. 1891)
22nd of February 1824 BIRTHDAY Pierre Janssen, French astronomer (d. 1907)
22nd of February 1825 BIRTHDAY Jean Baptiste Salpointe, second Archbishop of Santa Fe (d. 1898)
22nd of February 1839 BIRTHDAY Francis Pharcellus Church, American editor and publisher (d. 1906)
22nd of February 1840 BIRTHDAY August Bebel, German politician (d. 1913)
22nd of February 1849 BIRTHDAY Nikolay Yakovlevich Sonin, Russian mathematician (d. 1915)
22nd of February 1857 BIRTHDAY Lieutenant-General Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, British soldier, author, and founder of the Scout movement (d. 1941)
22nd of February 1857 BIRTHDAY Heinrich Rudolf Hertz, German physicist (d. 1894)
22nd of February 1864 BIRTHDAY Jules Renard, French author (d. 1910)
22nd of February 1874 BIRTHDAY Bill Klem, American baseball umpire (d. 1951)
22nd of February 1878 BIRTHDAY Walter Ritz, Swiss physicist (d. 1909)
22nd of February 1879 BIRTHDAY Johannes Nicolaus Br?nsted, Danish physical chemist (d. 1947)
22nd of February 1880 BIRTHDAY Frigyes Riesz, Hungarian mathematician (d. 1956)
22nd of February 1881 BIRTHDAY Joseph B. Ely, American politician (d. 1956)
22nd of February 1881 BIRTHDAY Albin Prepeluh, Slovenian author and politician (d. 1937)
22nd of February 1882 BIRTHDAY Eric Gill, British sculptor (d. 1940)
22nd of February 1883 BIRTHDAY Marguerite Clark, American actress (d. 1940)
22nd of February 1886 BIRTHDAY Hugo Ball, German author and poet (d. 1927)
22nd of February 1887 BIRTHDAY Ksawery Tartakower, Polish chess player (d. 1956)
22nd of February 1888 BIRTHDAY Owen Brewster, American politician (d. 1961)
22nd of February 1889 BIRTHDAY Olave Baden-Powell, English founder of the Girl Guide (d. 1977)
22nd of February 1890 BIRTHDAY Beatriz Michelena, Latin-American silent movie star (d. 1942)
22nd of February 1891 BIRTHDAY Vlas Chubar, Soviet politician (d. 1939)
22nd of February 1892 BIRTHDAY Edna St. Vincent Millay, American writer (d. 1950)
22nd of February 1895 BIRTHDAY Victor Raul Haya de la Torre, Peruvian politician (d. 1979)
22nd of February 1897 BIRTHDAY Karol Swierczewski, Polish general (d. 1947)
22nd of February 1898 BIRTHDAY Thillaiaadi Valliammai, a Tamil satyagrahi from South Africa (d. 1914)
22nd of February 1899 BIRTHDAY George O'Hara, American actor (d. 1966)
22nd of February 1899 BIRTHDAY Dechko Uzunov, Bulgarian painter (d. 1986)
22nd of February 1899 BIRTHDAY Dwight Frye, American actor (d. 1943)
22nd of February 1900 BIRTHDAY Luis Bunuel, Spanish-born film director (d. 1983)
22nd of February 1900 BIRTHDAY Sean O Faolain, Irish author (d. 1991)
22nd of February 1902 BIRTHDAY Fritz Strassmann, German physicist (d. 1980)
22nd of February 1903 BIRTHDAY Ain-Ervin Mere, Estonian Nazi (d. 1969)
22nd of February 1903 BIRTHDAY Morley Callaghan, Canadian writer (d. 1990)
22nd of February 1903 BIRTHDAY Robert Weede, American baritone (d. 1972)
22nd of February 1906 BIRTHDAY Humayun Kabir, Indian educationist and politician (d. 1969)
22nd of February 1906 BIRTHDAY Helge Kjaerulff-Schmidt, Danish actor (d. 1982)
22nd of February 1907 BIRTHDAY Sheldon Leonard, American actor (d. 1997)
22nd of February 1907 BIRTHDAY Robert Young, American actor (d. 1998)
22nd of February 1908 BIRTHDAY Romulo Betancourt, Venezuelan president (d. 1981)
22nd of February 1908 BIRTHDAY Sir John Mills, English actor (d. 2005)
22nd of February 1911 BIRTHDAY Bill Baker, American baseball player (d. 2006)
22nd of February 1913 BIRTHDAY George Holmes "Buddy" Tate, American jazz musician (d. 2001)
22nd of February 1914 BIRTHDAY Henry Reed, English poet (d. 1986)
22nd of February 1914 BIRTHDAY Renato Dulbecco, Nobel laureate
22nd of February 1917 BIRTHDAY Jane Bowles, American playwright (d. 1973)
22nd of February 1918 BIRTHDAY Sid Abel, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2000)
22nd of February 1918 BIRTHDAY Charlie Finley, American sports entrepreneur (d. 1996)
22nd of February 1918 BIRTHDAY Don Pardo, American announcer
22nd of February 1918 BIRTHDAY Robert Wadlow, American tallest ever-human (d. 1940)
22nd of February 1921 BIRTHDAY Wayne Booth, American literary critic (d. 2005)
22nd of February 1921 BIRTHDAY Jean-Bedel Bokassa, Central African Republic leader (d. 1996)
22nd of February 1921 BIRTHDAY David Greene, British director (d. 2003)
22nd of February 1921 BIRTHDAY Giulietta Masina, Italian actress (d. 1994)
22nd of February 1922 BIRTHDAY Apostolos Santas, Greek resistance veteran
22nd of February 1922 BIRTHDAY Marshall Teague, American race car driver (d. 1959)
22nd of February 1922 BIRTHDAY Jesus Iglesias, Argentine racing driver (d. 2005)
22nd of February 1923 BIRTHDAY Bleddyn Williams, Welsh rugby player (d. 2009)
22nd of February 1925 BIRTHDAY Edward Gorey, American illustrator (d. 2000)
22nd of February 1926 BIRTHDAY Bud Yorkin, American film director
22nd of February 1926 BIRTHDAY Kenneth Williams, English actor (d. 1988)
22nd of February 1927 BIRTHDAY Florencio Campomanes, Filipino political scientist (d. 2010)
22nd of February 1928 BIRTHDAY Paul Dooley, American actor
22nd of February 1928 BIRTHDAY Clarence 13X, American religious leader (d. 1969)
22nd of February 1928 BIRTHDAY Axel Str?bye, Danish actor (d. 2005)
22nd of February 1928 BIRTHDAY Bruce Forsyth, British entertainer
22nd of February 1929 BIRTHDAY James Hong, American actor
22nd of February 1929 BIRTHDAY Rebecca Schull, American actress
22nd of February 1930 BIRTHDAY Marni Nixon, American singer
22nd of February 1930 BIRTHDAY James McGarrell, American painter
22nd of February 1932 BIRTHDAY Ted Kennedy, American politician (d. 2009)
22nd of February 1933 BIRTHDAY Bobby Smith, English footballer
22nd of February 1933 BIRTHDAY Katharine, Duchess of Kent
22nd of February 1934 BIRTHDAY Sparky Anderson, American baseball manager (d. 2010)
22nd of February 1935 BIRTHDAY Sven Inge, Swedish artist (d. 2008)
22nd of February 1936 BIRTHDAY Adam Bodor, Hungarian writer from Transylvania
22nd of February 1936 BIRTHDAY J. Michael Bishop, American immunologist and microbiologist; Nobel laureate
22nd of February 1936 BIRTHDAY Ernie K-Doe, American singer (d. 2001)
22nd of February 1938 BIRTHDAY Steve Barber, American baseball player (d. 2007)
22nd of February 1938 BIRTHDAY Ishmael Reed, American writer
22nd of February 1938 BIRTHDAY Pierre Vallieres, Canadian politician (d. 1995)
22nd of February 1940 BIRTHDAY Judy Cornwell, English actress
22nd of February 1940 BIRTHDAY Johnson Mlambo, South African politician
22nd of February 1940 BIRTHDAY Billy Name, American photographer
22nd of February 1941 BIRTHDAY Giorgos Arvanitis, Greek cinematographer
22nd of February 1941 BIRTHDAY Hipolito Mejia, Dominican politician
22nd of February 1942 BIRTHDAY Christine Keeler, English model and showgirl
22nd of February 1943 BIRTHDAY Terry Eagleton, British theorist
22nd of February 1943 BIRTHDAY Horst Kohler, President of Germany
22nd of February 1944 BIRTHDAY Jonathan Demme, American director
22nd of February 1944 BIRTHDAY Tom Okker, Dutch tennis player
22nd of February 1944 BIRTHDAY Robert Kardashian, American lawyer (d. 2003)
22nd of February 1945 BIRTHDAY Leslie Charleson, American actress
22nd of February 1945 BIRTHDAY Oliver, American singer (d. 2000)
22nd of February 1947 BIRTHDAY Harvey Mason, Jazz drummer
22nd of February 1947 BIRTHDAY Carol Burns, Australian actress
22nd of February 1947 BIRTHDAY Maurizio De Angelis, Italian musician
22nd of February 1947 BIRTHDAY Frank P. Tomasulo, American film professor and critic
22nd of February 1948 BIRTHDAY John Ashton, American actor
22nd of February 1949 BIRTHDAY Niki Lauda, Austrian race car driver and entrepreneur
22nd of February 1949 BIRTHDAY Olga Morozova, Russian tennis player
22nd of February 1950 BIRTHDAY Julius Erving, American basketball player
22nd of February 1950 BIRTHDAY Lenny Kuhr, Dutch singer
22nd of February 1950 BIRTHDAY Miou-Miou, French actress
22nd of February 1950 BIRTHDAY Genesis P-Orridge, English musician and performer
22nd of February 1950 BIRTHDAY Julie Walters, English actress
22nd of February 1950 BIRTHDAY Ellen Greene, American actress
22nd of February 1952 BIRTHDAY Cyrinda Foxe, American model (d. 2002)
22nd of February 1952 BIRTHDAY Bill Frist, American politician
22nd of February 1953 BIRTHDAY Nigel Planer, British actor
22nd of February 1953 BIRTHDAY Graham Lewis, English musician (Wire)
22nd of February 1955 BIRTHDAY David Axelrod, American political consultant
22nd of February 1955 BIRTHDAY Tim Young, Canadian ice hockey player
22nd of February 1955 BIRTHDAY Gordon Banks, American guitarist
22nd of February 1959 BIRTHDAY Jiri Cunek, Czech politician
22nd of February 1959 BIRTHDAY Kyle MacLachlan, American actor
22nd of February 1960 BIRTHDAY Charles Cullen, American serial killer
22nd of February 1961 BIRTHDAY Akira Takasaki, Japanese guitarist
22nd of February 1962 BIRTHDAY Steve Irwin, Australian herpetologist (d. 2006)
22nd of February 1962 BIRTHDAY Lenda Murray, American bodybuilder
22nd of February 1962 BIRTHDAY Les Wallace, Scottish darts player
22nd of February 1963 BIRTHDAY Donald Braswell II, American classical crossover singer
22nd of February 1963 BIRTHDAY Devon Malcolm, English Cricketer
22nd of February 1963 BIRTHDAY Vijay Singh, Fijian golfer
22nd of February 1964 BIRTHDAY Gigi Fernandez, Puerto Rican tennis player
22nd of February 1964 BIRTHDAY Ed Boon, American video game programmer
22nd of February 1965 BIRTHDAY Pat LaFontaine, American ice hockey player
22nd of February 1965 BIRTHDAY Chris Dudley, American basketball player
22nd of February 1965 BIRTHDAY Dean Karr, American director and photographer
22nd of February 1966 BIRTHDAY Rachel Dratch, American actress and comedienne
22nd of February 1966 BIRTHDAY Brian Greig, Australian politician
22nd of February 1966 BIRTHDAY Thorsten Kaye, German actor
22nd of February 1966 BIRTHDAY Aiden Shaw, English pornographic actor
22nd of February 1967 BIRTHDAY Alf Poier, Austrian comedian
22nd of February 1968 BIRTHDAY Bradley Nowell, American musician (d. 1996)
22nd of February 1968 BIRTHDAY Shawn Graham, Canadian politician
22nd of February 1968 BIRTHDAY Jeri Ryan, American actress
22nd of February 1968 BIRTHDAY Elna Reinach, South African tennis player
22nd of February 1968 BIRTHDAY Jayson Williams, American basketball player
22nd of February 1969 BIRTHDAY Joaquin Cortes, Spanish dancer
22nd of February 1969 BIRTHDAY Thomas Jane, American actor
22nd of February 1969 BIRTHDAY Clinton Kelly, American TV personality
22nd of February 1969 BIRTHDAY Hans Klok, Dutch illusionist
22nd of February 1969 BIRTHDAY Brian Laudrup, Danish footballer
22nd of February 1970 BIRTHDAY Dominic Roussel, Canadian ice hockey player
22nd of February 1970 BIRTHDAY Ravi Vakil, Canadian-American mathematician
22nd of February 1971 BIRTHDAY Lea Salonga, Filipina actress and singer
22nd of February 1972 BIRTHDAY Laurence Leboucher, French cyclist
22nd of February 1972 BIRTHDAY Michael Chang, American tennis player
22nd of February 1973 BIRTHDAY Juninho Paulista, Brazilian footballer
22nd of February 1973 BIRTHDAY Einar Kristian Tveita, Norwegian athlete
22nd of February 1973 BIRTHDAY Claus Lundekvam, Norwegian footballer
22nd of February 1973 BIRTHDAY Scott Phillips, American Drummer Creed
22nd of February 1974 BIRTHDAY James Blunt, English musician
22nd of February 1974 BIRTHDAY Chris Moyles, English DJ
22nd of February 1975 BIRTHDAY Drew Barrymore, American actress
22nd of February 1976 BIRTHDAY Faan Rautenbach, South African rugby player
22nd of February 1977 BIRTHDAY Timo Rose, German filmmaker
22nd of February 1977 BIRTHDAY Hakan Yakin, Swiss footballer
22nd of February 1978 BIRTHDAY Jenny Frost, British singer/presenter/model/DJ (Atomic Kitten)
22nd of February 1979 BIRTHDAY Brett Emerton, Australian footballer
22nd of February 1979 BIRTHDAY Lee Na-young, South Korean actress
22nd of February 1980 BIRTHDAY Kang Sung Hoon, South Korean singer (Sechs Kies)
22nd of February 1981 BIRTHDAY Fredson Camara, Brazilian footballer
22nd of February 1981 BIRTHDAY Jeanette Biedermann, German pop singer
22nd of February 1982 BIRTHDAY Dichen Lachman, Australian Actress
22nd of February 1982 BIRTHDAY Jenna Haze, American pornographic actress
22nd of February 1982 BIRTHDAY Robert Weiner, Jr., American water polo player
22nd of February 1982 BIRTHDAY Shawntae Spencer, American football player
22nd of February 1983 BIRTHDAY Penny Flame, American pornographic actress
22nd of February 1983 BIRTHDAY Shaun Tait, Australian cricketer
22nd of February 1984 BIRTHDAY Jodie Rivera, YouTube celebrity
22nd of February 1984 BIRTHDAY Giorgos Printezis, Greek basketball player
22nd of February 1984 BIRTHDAY Branislav Ivanovic, Serbian footballer
22nd of February 1984 BIRTHDAY Tommy Bowe, Irish rugby player
22nd of February 1985 BIRTHDAY Hameur Bouazza, Algerian footballer
22nd of February 1985 BIRTHDAY Sean Garballey, American politician
22nd of February 1986 BIRTHDAY Miko Hughes, American actor
22nd of February 1986 BIRTHDAY Rajon Rondo, American basketball player
22nd of February 1987 BIRTHDAY Han Hyo-joo, South Korean actress and model
22nd of February 1988 BIRTHDAY Ximena Navarrete, Mexican beauty queen, Miss Universe 2010
22nd of February 1988 BIRTHDAY Kevin Borlee, Belgian athlete
22nd of February 1989 BIRTHDAY Anna Sundstrand, Swedish singer (Play)
22nd of February 1989 BIRTHDAY Alia Sabur, American college educator
22nd of February 1990 BIRTHDAY Luca Profeta, Italian footballer
22nd of February 0965 DEATH Otto, Duke of Burgundy (Born 944)
22nd of February 1071 DEATH Arnulf III, Count of Flanders (killed in battle) (Born c. 1055)
22nd of February 1111 DEATH Roger Borsa, King of Sicily
22nd of February 1371 DEATH King David II of Scotland (Born 1324)
22nd of February 1511 DEATH Henry, Duke of Cornwall, son of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon
22nd of February 1512 DEATH Amerigo Vespucci, Italian merchant and explorer (Born 1454)
22nd of February 1627 DEATH Olivier van Noort, Dutch navigator (Born 1558)
22nd of February 1674 DEATH Jean Chapelain, French writer (Born 1595)
22nd of February 1680 DEATH Catherine Monvoisin, French sorceress (Born c. 1640)
22nd of February 1690 DEATH Charles Le Brun, French artist (Born 1619)
22nd of February 1727 DEATH Francesco Gasparini, Italian composer (Born 1661)
22nd of February 1731 DEATH Frederik Ruysch, Dutch physician and anatomist (Born 1638)
22nd of February 1732 DEATH Francis Atterbury, English bishop and man of letters (Born 1663)
22nd of February 1742 DEATH Charles Rivington, English publisher (Born 1688)
22nd of February 1797 DEATH Karl Friedrich Hieronymus Freiherr von Munchhausen, German officer and adventurer (Born 1720)
22nd of February 1799 DEATH Heshen, infamous Qing Dynasty Chinese official at court (Born 1750)
22nd of February 1816 DEATH Adam Ferguson, Scottish philosopher and historian (Born 1723)
22nd of February 1875 DEATH Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, French painter (Born 1796)
22nd of February 1875 DEATH Sir Charles Lyell, Scottish geologist (Born 1797)
22nd of February 1890 DEATH John Jacob Astor III, American businessman (Born 1822)
22nd of February 1890 DEATH Carl Heinrich Bloch, Danish painter (Born 1834)
22nd of February 1892 DEATH Herman Koeckemann, German Catholic prelate (Born 1828)
22nd of February 1903 DEATH Hugo Wolf, Austrian composer (Born 1860)
22nd of February 1904 DEATH Leslie Stephen, English writer and critic (Born 1832)
22nd of February 1913 DEATH Ferdinand de Saussure, Swiss linguist (Born 1857)
22nd of February 1914 DEATH Thillaiaadi Valliammai, a Tamil satyagrahi from South Africa (Born 1898)
22nd of February 1921 DEATH Salim Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait (Born 1864)
22nd of February 1923 DEATH Theophile Delcasse, French statesman (Born 1852)
22nd of February 1934 DEATH Willem Kes, Dutch conductor (Born 1856)
22nd of February 1939 DEATH Antonio Machado, Spanish poet (Born 1875)
22nd of February 1942 DEATH Stefan Zweig, Austrian writer (Born 1881)
22nd of February 1943 DEATH Christoph Probst, German resistance fighter (Born 1919)
22nd of February 1943 DEATH Sophie Scholl, German resistance fighter (Born 1921)
22nd of February 1943 DEATH Hans Scholl, German resistance fighter (Born 1918)
22nd of February 1944 DEATH Kasturba Gandhi, wife of Mohandas Gandhi (Born 1869)
22nd of February 1945 DEATH Osip Brik, Russian writer (Born 1888)
22nd of February 1956 DEATH Alexandros Svolos, Greek legal expert and politician (Born 1892)
22nd of February 1958 DEATH Abul Kalam Azad, Indian independence movement leader (Born 1888)
22nd of February 1960 DEATH Paul-Emile Borduas, Canadian painter (Born 1905)
22nd of February 1961 DEATH Nick LaRocca, American jazz musician (Born 1889)
22nd of February 1965 DEATH Felix Frankfurter, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (Born 1882)
22nd of February 1968 DEATH Peter Arno, American cartoonist (Born 1904)
22nd of February 1973 DEATH Jean-Jacques Bertrand, Canadian politician, Premier of Quebec (Born 1916)
22nd of February 1973 DEATH Katina Paxinou, Greek actress (Born 1900)
22nd of February 1974 DEATH Samuel Byck, American attempted assassin of Richard Nixon (Born 1930)
22nd of February 1976 DEATH Angela Baddeley, English actress (Born 1904)
22nd of February 1976 DEATH Florence Ballard, American singer (The Supremes) (Born 1943)
22nd of February 1979 DEATH Sigrid Schauman, Finnish painter (Born 1877)
22nd of February 1980 DEATH Oskar Kokoschka, Austrian artist (Born 1886)
22nd of February 1981 DEATH Michael Maltese, American screenwriter (Born 1908)
22nd of February 1982 DEATH Josh Malihabadi, Urdu poet of India and Pakistan (Born 1898)
22nd of February 1983 DEATH Sir Adrian Boult, English conductor (Born 1889)
22nd of February 1983 DEATH Romain Maes, Belgian cyclist (Born 1913)
22nd of February 1985 DEATH Salvador Espriu, Spanish poet (Born 1913)
22nd of February 1985 DEATH Alexander Scourby, American actor (Born 1913)
22nd of February 1985 DEATH Efrem Zimbalist, Russian violinist (Born 1889)
22nd of February 1987 DEATH Andy Warhol, American artist, director, and writer (Born 1928)
22nd of February 1989 DEATH Moises da Costa Amaral, East Timorese leader, UDT President in the exterior (Born 1938)
22nd of February 1994 DEATH Papa John Creach, American musician (Born 1917)
22nd of February 1995 DEATH Ed Flanders, American actor (Born 1934)
22nd of February 1997 DEATH Joseph Aiuppa, American gangster (Born 1907)
22nd of February 1998 DEATH Abraham Ribicoff, American politician (Born 1910)
22nd of February 1999 DEATH Menno Oosting, Dutch tennis player (Born 1964)
22nd of February 2000 DEATH Fernando Buesa, Spanish politician (Born 1946)
22nd of February 2001 DEATH Les Medley, English footballer (Born1920)
22nd of February 2002 DEATH Daniel Pearl, American journalist (Born 1963)
22nd of February 2002 DEATH Chuck Jones, American cartoonist (Born 1912)
22nd of February 2002 DEATH Jonas Savimbi, Angolan rebel and political leader (Born 1934)
22nd of February 2002 DEATH Roden Cutler, Australian diplomat and war hero (Born 1916)
22nd of February 2003 DEATH Daniel Taradash, American screenwriter (Born 1913)
22nd of February 2004 DEATH Roque Maspoli, Uruguayan footballer (Born 1917)
22nd of February 2004 DEATH Andy Seminick, American baseball player (Born 1920)
22nd of February 2005 DEATH Zdzis?aw Beksinski, Polish artist (Born 1929)
22nd of February 2005 DEATH Simone Simon, French actress (Born 1910)
22nd of February 2005 DEATH Lee Eun Ju, Korean actress (Born 1980)
22nd of February 2006 DEATH Anthony Burger, American musician and singer (Born 1961)
22nd of February 2007 DEATH Dennis Johnson, American basketball player (Born 1954)
22nd of February 2007 DEATH Samuel Hinga Norman, Sierra Leonean alleged war criminal (Born 1940)
22nd of February 2007 DEATH Howard Verne Ramsey, oldest U.S. veteran of WWI (Born 1898)
22nd of February 2007 DEATH George Jellicoe, Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Lords & Special Boat Service veteran (Born 1918)
22nd of February 2011 DEATH Nicholas Courtney, British actor (Born 1929)