On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1965

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Dudley, American NBA center (NY Knicks, Portland Trail Blazers), born in Stamford, Connecticut
  • Dean Karr, American director & photographer, born in Seattle, Washington
  • Joe Reekie, American NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals), born in Victoria, Canada

Person of interestPat LaFontaine

Pat LaFontaine, American 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)
1965 Highlights

About February 22, 1965

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces