On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1971

Famous Birthdays

  • Jason Marshall, Canadian NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks), born in Cranbrook, Canada
  • Lea Salonga, Filipina singer & actress (Miss Siagon), born in Manila, Philippines
  • Lisa Fernandez, American softball pitcher (Olympic gold 1996), born in Lakewood, California
  • Max Lane, American NFL tackle (NE Patriots), born in Norborne, Missouri
  • Mohammed Sylla, Guinean football player (Willem II, FC Martigues), born in Conakry, Guinea (d. 2010)
  • Rico Mack, American WLAF linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals), born in Statham, Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Barry Macollum, actor (On the Waterfront), dies at 81
  • Matt McHugh, American actor (Taxi, Freaks, Barbary Coast, Innocent Affair), dies at 77
  • Rudolf Mauersberger, composer, dies at 82
1971 Highlights

About February 22, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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