February 22, 2002 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Angolan political and rebel leader Jonas Savimbi is killed in a military ambush.

Deaths in History

  • Chuck Jones, American cartoonist (b. 1912)
  • Daniel Pearl, American journalist (b. 1963)
  • Jonas Savimbi, Angolan rebel leader (b. 1934)
  • Roden Cutler, Australian diplomat and war hero (b. 1916)