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 This day in History - February 22
476 Historic Events for February 22
1962

Wilt Chamberlain sets NBA record with 34 free throw attempts

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1963

Vijay Singh, Lautoka Fiji, PGA golfer (1993 Buick Classic)

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1963

Beatles begin their own music publishing company (Northern Songs)

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1963

Dave Besteman, Madison Wis, speed skater (Olympics-1994)

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1963

Devon Malcolm, cricketer (in Jamaica England fast bowler 1989-95)

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1964

Gigi Fernandez, [Beatriz], San Juan PR, US tennis star (Olymp-gold-96)

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1964

Jim Wicek, NYC, actor (Ben-Ryan's Hope)

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1964

Beatles arrive back in England after their 1st US visit

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1964

Edie Martin, actor (Titfield Thunderbolt), dies at 84

Death
1965

Chris Dudley, NBA center (NY Knicks, Portland Trail Blazers)

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1965

Joe Reekie, Victoria, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)

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1965

Pat LaFontaine, St Louis Mo, NHL center (NY Islanders, NY Rangers)

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1965

USSR launches Kosmos 57 into earth orbit (Voskhod Test)

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1966

Paul de Keyser, Flemish philologist/folklorist, dies at 74

Death
1966

Thorsten Kaye, soap actor (Patrick-One Life to Live, Silencers)

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1966

Suave, singer

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1966

Resga Riggins, Trussville Alabama, Miss Alabama-America (1991)

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1966

Brent Severyn, Vegreville, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders)

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1966

Soviets launch Kosmos 110 with Veterok and Ugolek, 1st 2-dog crew

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1967

Fritz Erler, German politician (SDP), dies at 53

Death
1967

25,000 US and S Vietnamese troops launched Operation Junction City, offensive to smash Viet Cong stronghold near Cambodian border

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1967

Barbara Garson's "MacBird," premieres in NYC

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1967

Sling-shot goal post and 6' wide border around field are standard in NFL

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1967

Joe Forte, actor (Horwitz-Life With Luigi), dies at 70

Death
1967

Steve Broussard, NFL running back (Seattle Seahawks)

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