What Happened on February 22, 1968

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Rock group Genesis release their 1st record "Silent Sun"

Famous Birthdays

  • Abeyratne Samarasekera, UAE cricket all-rounder (1996 World Cup)
  • Bradley Nowell, American ska musician (Sublime) (d. 1996)
  • James Allison, British Formula 1 Technical Director of Mercedes-AMG, born in Louth, Lincolnshire
  • Jayson Williams, NBA center (NJ Nets)
  • Jeri Ryan, actress (7 of 9-Star Trek Voyager)
  • Johanne Samarasekera, UAE cricket opening bowler (96 World Cup)
  • Reggie Rivers, NFL running back (Denver Broncos)
  • Shawn Graham, Canadian politician

Famous Deaths

  • Omer CFL Tulippe, Belgian geographer, dies at 71
  • Peter Arno, American cartoonist (b. 1904)