What Happened on February 22, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Members of White Rose are executed in Nazi Germany.

Famous Birthdays

  • David Skaggs, American politician (Rep-D-Colorado), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Dick Van Arsdale, American NBA all-star (NY Knicks, Phoenix Suns), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Horst K√∂hler, German politician, born in Skierbiesz√≥w, Poland
  • Tom Van Arsdale, American NBA all-star (Detroit, Cincinnati, KC-Omaha, Phil), born in Indianapolis, Indiana

Famous Deaths

  • Christoph Probst, German resistance fighter (That Weisse Rose), dies
  • Hans Scholl, German resistance fighter (White Rose), beheaded at 24
  • Sophie Scholl, German anti-Nazi political activist, active in the non-violent resistance group, the White Rose (Die Weisse Rose), beheaded by guillotine at 21