On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1945

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Arab League forms (Cairo)
  • British troops take Ramree Island, Burma
  • Canadian 3rd Division occupies Moyland

Famous Birthdays

  • Leslie Charleson, American actress (Monica-General Hospital), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Oliver [William Oliver Swofford], American pop singer (Good Morning Starshine, Jean), born in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina (d. 2000)

Famous Deaths

  • Osip Brik, Russian writer (b. 1888)