What Happened on February 22, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 25,000 US & South Vietnamese troops launch Operation Junction City against Viet Cong. Largest US airborne assult since WWII
  • Barbara Garson's "MacBird" premieres in NYC
  • Sling-shot goal post & 6' wide border around field are standard in NFL

Famous Birthdays

  • Alf Poier, Austrian comedian
  • Marianne Ihalainen, ice hockey right wing (Finland, Oly-98)
  • Steve Broussard, NFL running back (Seattle Seahawks)

Famous Deaths

  • Fritz Erler, German politician (SDP), dies at 53
  • Joe Forte, actor (Horwitz-Life With Luigi), dies at 70