What Happened on February 22, 1943

Historical Events

  • 3 members of White Rose student anti-Nazi resistance group are executed in Munich, Germany

Tagus River Plane Crash

Plane crash in the Tagus River, Lisbon, Portugal kills 23 with 15 survivors including singer Jane Froman

Famous Birthdays

  • David Skaggs, American politician (Rep-D-Colorado), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Dick Van Arsdale, American NBA all-star (New York Knicks, Phoenix Suns), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Horst K√∂hler, German politician, born in Skierbiesz√≥w, Poland
  • Tom Van Arsdale, American NBA basketball player, 1965-77, 3X All-Star (Detroit Pistons, Cincinnati/Kansas City/Omaha Kings, Philadelphia 76ers), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
Born in 1943

Famous Deaths

  • Christoph Probst, German medical student and anti-Nazi political activist, member of non-violent resistance group Weisse Rose (White Rose), executed by guillotine at 23
  • Hans Scholl, German anti-Nazi political activist, founder of non-violent resistance group Weisse Rose (White Rose), executed by guillotine at 24
  • Sophie Scholl, German anti-Nazi political activist, member of non-violent resistance group Weisse Rose (White Rose), executed by guillotine at 21

About February 22, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Pisces