On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Sports record brokenNBA Record

Wilt Chamberlain sets NBA record with 34 free throw attempts

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain

Famous Birthdays

  • Lenda Murray, American body builder (4X Ms Olympia), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Les Wallace, Scottish darts player, born in Forres, United Kingdom
  • Lisa Jacquin, American equestrian show jumper (Olympics 1996), born in Tucson, Arizona

Person of interestSteve Irwin

Steve Irwin, Australian naturalist & TV personality (The Crocodile Hunter), born in Melbourne, Victoria (d. 2006)

Naturalist and TV Star Steve Irwin
Naturalist and TV Star
Steve Irwin