What Happened on February 22, 1965

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • USSR launches Kosmos 57 into earth orbit (Voskhod Test)

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Dudley, NBA center (NY Knicks, Portland Trail Blazers)
  • Dean Karr, American director and photographer
  • Joe Reekie, Victoria, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)

Person of interestPat LaFontaine

Pat LaFontaine, NHL center (NY Islanders, Buffalo Sabres, NY Rangers), born in St. Louis, Missouri

NHL Star Pat LaFontaine
NHL Star
Pat LaFontaine

Famous Deaths

  • Felix Frankfurter, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (b. 1882)