What Happened on February 22, 1934

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

"It Happened One Night" directed by Frank Capra and starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert opens at NY's Radio City Music Hall (Academy Awards Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress and Screenplay 1935)

Actor Clark Gable
Actor
Clark Gable
Film Director Frank Capra
Film Director
Frank Capra
Actress Claudette Colbert
Actress
Claudette Colbert

Event of interestEvent of Interest

André Malraux and Édouard Corniglion-Molinier set out to find the lost capital of the Queen of Sheba, as mentioned in the Old Testament

Novelist André Malraux
Novelist
André Malraux

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sparky Anderson [George Lee Anderson], American MLB manager (Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers), born in Bridgewater, South Dakota (d. 2010)

MLB Player and Manager Sparky Anderson
MLB Player and Manager
Sparky Anderson
  • Thomas Paul, bass (NYC Opera 1963-70), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

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