On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1940

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Finnish troops vacate Koivisto island
  • German air force sinks 2 German destroyers, killing 578

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Name [William Linich Jr.], American photographer (Andy Warhol's factory), born in Poughkeepsie, New York (d. 2016)
  • Chet Walker, American NBA all-star forward (Chicago Bulls), born in Bethlehem, Mississippi
  • Johnson Mlambo, South African leader (Pan-African Congress), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Julian Chagrin, English mime & actor (Golddiggers), born in London, England