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 This day in History - February 22
476 Historic Events for February 22
1927

David Ahlstrom, composer

Birth
1928

Paul Dooley, Parkensburg WV, actor (16 Candles, Strange Brew, Wedding)

Birth
1928

1st solo England to Australia flight lands (Bert Hinkler)

Event
1928

Bruce Forsyth, London England, comedian/TV host (Generation Game)

Birth
1929

Marni Nixon, singer (for Audrey Hepburn, Natalie Wood and Deborah Kerr)

Birth
1929

Ryne Duren, near-sighted pitcher (NY Yankees)

Birth
1930

Allison Hayes, Washington, actress (Attack of the 50 Foot Woman)

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1930

JPS van Neerven, Dutch economist/editor (Limbourg Daily)

Birth
1930

Godfried CE van Daalen, Dutch general/governor of Atjeh, dies at 66

Death
1932

Edward M "Ted" Kennedy, (Sen-D-Mass, 1962- ), (Don't let him drive)

Birth
1932

Purple Heart award reinstituted

Event
1933

Katharine Lucy Mary Worsley, England, Duchess of Kent

Birth
1933

G”ring forms SA/SS-police, shoots 40-50

Event
1934

Willem Kes, violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 78

Death
1934

Thomas Paul, Chicago Illinois, bass (NYC Opera 1963-70)

Birth
1934

"It Happened One Night," opens at NY's Radio City Music Hall

Event
1934

George "Sparky" Anderson, SD, baseball manager (Reds, Tigers)

Birth
1935

Ineke [R M] Haas-Berger, Dutch MP (PvdA)

Birth
1935

Airplanes are no longer permitted to fly over the White House

Event
1936

Johan M Skjoldborg, Danish writer (Dynaes Digte), dies at 74

Death
1936

Construction on Ypenburg Neth airport begins

Event
1936

Ernie K-Doe, [Ernest Kador Jr], New Orleans La, rocker

Birth
1937

Noel Murphy, British(?) rugby player

Birth
1937

Dubravko Detoni, composer

Birth
1937

Joanna Russ, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Female Man, Alyx)

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