February 22

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on February 22. From 1900 until now. February 22 is under the sign of Pisces. Famous birthdays on this day include Drew Barrymore (1975), Robert Wadlow (1918) and James Blunt (1974). Several movies were released around February 22 over the years, such as Gentleman's Fate in 1931 directed by Mervyn LeRoy and The Aviator's Wife in 1981 directed by Éric Rohmer.
But much more happened on February 22 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around February 22 over the years?
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Gentleman's Fate

Gentleman's Fate

Release year: 1931

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: John Gilbert, Louis Wolheim, Leila Hyams, Anita Page

The Aviator's Wife

The Aviator's Wife

Release year: 1981

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Philippe Marlaud, Marie Rivière, Anne-Laure Meury, Mathieu Carrière

Death in Venice

Death in Venice

Release year: 1971

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Romolo Valli, Mark Burns, Nora Ricci

Country: United States of America

Little Lord Fauntleroy

Little Lord Fauntleroy

Release year: 1936

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Freddie Bartholomew, Dolores Costello, C. Aubrey Smith, Guy Kibbee

Country: United States of America

Pandora and the Flying Dutchman

Pandora and the Flying Dutchman

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Albert Lewin

Starring: James Mason, Ava Gardner, Nigel Patrick, Sheila Sim

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 22?


Holidays

  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
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Events

  • 2019 2019 Venezuelan presidential crisis: Venezuelan National Guard (GNB) troops open fire on a group of indigenous Pemon protesters that attempted to block a military convoy heading to the Brazil–Venezuela border, killing at least two people and wounding 14 others, several seriously. (The Washington Post) (Miami Herald)
  • 2018 Montenegrin police identify the perpetrator of a grenade attack on the U.S. embassy in Podgorica which occurred yesterday. According to authorities, he was a veteran of the Armed Forces of Yugoslavia. (BBC)
  • 2017 Syrian Civil War, Raqqa offensive: U.S.-backed SDF forces on two fronts meet up northeast of Raqqa, encircling a pocket of villages still held by ISIS. (Rudaw)
  • 2016 Insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir: 2016 Pampore stand-off: Loud explosions and gunfire are heard in a building where Kashmiri forces are fighting Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front militants in a standoff that has claimed the lives of five soldiers and one civilian. (AP via Washington Post)
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Books

Which were the most popular books released around February 22 over the years?
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Lines And Shadows by Joseph Wambaugh

Lines And Shadows

Year: 1984

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Joseph Wambaugh explores a phenomenon that is attracting increasing national attention, the wave of immigration from Mexico across the southwestern United States border, in "Lines and Shadows".A

This I Believe by Edward R. Murrow

This I Believe

Year: 1953

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Second series of 80 modern and 20 immortal "This I believe" Edward R. Murrow pieces.

May This House Be Safe From Tigers by Alexander King

May This House Be Safe From Tigers

Year: 1960

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Author: Alexander King. Memoir. Copyright: 1960. Illustrated with 23 original drawings from the author. 373 pages. Hardcover.

At First Sight by Nicholas Sparks

At First Sight

Year: 2006

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFrom Nicholas Sparks comes a novel that beautifully portrays how the emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it.There

Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl

Beautiful Creatures

Year: 2013

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The first book in a lush gothic fantasy series for younger readers of Charlaine Harris and fans of Cassandra Clare.Lena Duchannes is unlike anyone the small Southern town of Gatlin has ever seen, and she's struggling to conceal her power, …

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