What Happened on February 22nd, 1998

Day of Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

"King & I," closes at Neil Simon Theater NYC after 781 performances

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon
  • 18th Winter Olympic games close at Nagano Japan

Famous Weddings

  • Singer-songwriter Tori Amos (34) weds British sound engineer Mark Hawley (34) in West Wycombe, England

Famous Deaths

  • Abraham Ribicoff, American politician (b. 1910)
  • Grandpa [Louis Marshall] Jones, country singer (Hee Haw), dies at 84
  • Jose Maria de Areilza, Sp minister of foreign affairs (1975-76), dies
  • Sandy Hume, correspondent (Fox News), commits suicide at 28