February 22nd: What is special about this date?

February 22nd marks the 53rd day of the Gregorian calendar year. There are 312 days remaining until the end of the year (or 313 days in case of leap years). Discover famous birthdays on February 22nd, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to February 22nd and what happened on February 22nd in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about February 22nd.


February 22nd: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On February 22nd there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Drew Barrymore
    Drew Barrymore (1975)

    American actress, noted family.

  • Steve Irwin
    Steve Irwin (1962)

    He is an australian environmentalist and television personality.

  • Kyle MacLachlan
    Kyle MacLachlan (1959)

    American actor best known for his portrayal of a small-town innocent in 1986's "blue velvet.

  • Thomas Jane
    Thomas Jane (1969)

    American producer and director of actor.

  • Giulietta Masina
    Giulietta Masina (1921)

    Italian actress, who performed with such passion and depth that she could imbue everyday life with a touch of the absurd.

  • Julie Walters
    Julie Walters (1950)

    British actress who received critical acclaim for her performance as "educating rita", winning a tony award for stage performance.

  • Bruce Forsyth
    Bruce Forsyth (1928)

    London, england -- comedian/tv host (generation game).

  • Jonathan Demme
    Jonathan Demme (1944)

    American screenwriter and producer of director films.

  • Sheila Hancock
    Sheila Hancock (1933)

    English actress and author.

  • Ellen Greene
    Ellen Greene (1951)

    American actress and singer.

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February 22nd: who died on this date?

On February 22nd the following celebrities died:

  • Simone Simon
    Simone Simon (2005)

    Famed french actress, best known for marc allegret’s "lac aux dames.

  • Ed Flanders
    Ed Flanders (1995)

    Actor (dr westphall st elsewhere), commits suicide when he is 60.

  • Morgan Woodward
    Morgan Woodward (2019)

    American actor (b. 1925).

  • Edith Barrett
    Edith Barrett (1977)

    Actress (molly & me ghost ship), dies aged 64.

  • Efrem Zimbalist
    Efrem Zimbalist (1985)

    Russian-american violinist composer, conductor.

  • Joan Woodbury
    Joan Woodbury (1989)

    Actress (super sleuth, northwest trail).

  • Beyla Warhol (1987)

    Beyla Warhol was an American visual artist, film director, and producer who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop...

  • Andy Warhol (1987)

    A leading figure in the Pop Art movement, known for his iconic silkscreen paintings of celebrities and consumer products.

  • Javel Warhol (1987)

    American artist and a leading figure in the Pop Art movement.

  • Charles Lyell (1875)

    Charles Lyell was a Scottish geologist who is best known as the author of the famous book 'Principles of Geology', which presented the...

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February 22nd: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On February 22nd, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Pisces according to the Western Zodiac.

Pisces zodiac sign

February 22nd: what is special about the Pisces sign?

The Pisces sign encompasses people born between February 19th and March 20th.

You can discover Pisces's personality traits and attitude and Pisces's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Pisces born in February discover why February born are so special.


February 22nd: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on February 22nd in history:

  • Feb 22, 1900: Hawaii became a US territory.
  • Feb 22, 1909: Great White Fleet, first US fleet to circle the globe, returns to Virginia.
  • Feb 22, 1915: World War I: Germany institutes unrestricted submarine warfare.
  • Feb 22, 1935: Airplanes are no longer permitted to fly over the White House.
  • Feb 22, 1945: Arab League forms (Cairo, Egypt).
  • Feb 22, 1966: Soviets launch Kosmos 110 with Veterok and Ugolek, 1st 2-dog crew
  • Feb 22, 1981: Amy Alcott wins LPGA Bent Tree Ladies Golf Classic.
  • Feb 22, 1988: Bonnie Blair skates world record 500 metre (39.10 seconds).
  • Feb 22, 1995: Algiers police kill at least 99 prison rioters
  • Feb 22, 2002: Angolan political and rebel leader Jonas Savimbi is killed in a military ambush.
  • Feb 22, 2004: Zvi Mazel is the ambassador of Israel to Sweden and calls Sten Andersson, former foreign minister, and Pierre Schori, Sweden's UN ambassador, "professional anti-Israelis".
  • Feb 22, 2014: Yulia Tymoshenko was the former prime minister of Ukraine, who has been held for over two years on politically motivated charges. Later in the day, she is released. (The Irish Times).

What day of the year is February 22nd?

February 22nd marks the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar.

There are 312 days remaining until the end of the year (or 313 days in case of leap years).

February 22nd is the 22nd day of the month of February.