On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1950

Historical Events

  • Brockway & Weinstock publish "Men of Music" (rev ed)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ellen Greene, American vocalist & actress (Little Shoppe of Horrors), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Genesis P-Orridge [Neil Megson], British avant-garde rock singer-songwriter, and performance artist (Throbbing Gristle; Psychic TV), born in Manchester, England (d. 2020)
  • Julie Walters, English actress (Educating Rita, Prick Up Your Ears), born in Birmingham, England

Person of interestJulius Erving

Julius Erving "Dr. J," American Basketball Hall of Fame forward (11-time NBA All Star), born in East Meadow, New York

NBA Legend Julius Erving
NBA Legend
Julius Erving
  • Lenny Kuhr, Dutch singer, born in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Miou-Miou [Sylvette Herry], French actress (Dog Day, My Other Husband), born in Paris, France
1950 Highlights

About February 22, 1950

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces