What Happened on February 22, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Smith, 100m/200m runner
  • Gilbert Brown, NFL defensive tackle (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Jason Marshall, Cranbrook, NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
  • Lea Salonga, Philippines, singer/actress (Miss Siagon)
  • Lisa Fernandez, Lakewood California, softball pitcher (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Max Lane, NFL tackle (NE Patriots)
  • Mohammed Sylla, soccer player (Willem II, FC Martigues)
  • Rico Mack, WLAF linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals)

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