What Happened on February 22, 1966

Historical Events

  • Soviets launch Kosmos 110 with Veterok & Ugolek, 1st 2-dog crew

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Edwards, American football safety (Washington Redskins, Atlanta Falcons) and executive (AD Newberry College, AD Jacksonville Uni, AD George Mason Uni), born in Lumberton, North Carolina
  • Brent Severyn, Canadian NHL defenseman (NY Islanders), born in Vegreville, Canada
  • Brian Greig, Australian politician, born in Fremantle, Australia
  • Rachel Dratch, American actress & comedienne, born in Lexington, Massachusetts
  • Resha Riggins, Miss Alabama (1990), born in Trussville Alabama
  • Suave [Waymond Anderso], American R&B singer (covered The Temptations' "My Girl"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Thorsten Kaye, German-British soap actor (Patrick-One Life to Live, Silencers), born in Frankfurt, Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Paul de Keyser, Flemish philologist and folklorist, dies at 74
1966 Highlights

About February 22, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: These Boots Are Made For Walkin' - Nancy Sinatra
  • UK #1 Song: These Boots Are Made For Walkin' - Nancy Sinatra