On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Arthur "Bomber" Harris becomes British Air Marshal
  • German assault on El Agheila Libya
  • IG Farben decides building Buna-Werke in Auschwitz Concentration Camp
  • Nazi SS begin rounding up Jews of Amsterdam
  • Paul Creston's 1st Symphony premieres
  • Roy Harris' "Ballad of a Railroad Man" premieres

Famous Birthdays

  • Hipólito Mejía, Dominican politician, born in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Future CIA Director William J. Casey (27) weds Sophia Kurz

CIA Director William J. Casey
CIA Director
William J. Casey