On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • US & China agree to establish liaison offices in Beijing & Washington, D.C.

Famous Birthdays

  • Claus Lundekvam, Norwegian footballer, born in Austevoll, Norway
  • Einar Kristian Tveitå, Norwegian athlete
  • Juninho Paulista, Brazilian footballer, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Kimberly Davies, Australian actress (Baywatch), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Ntala Skinner, American biathelete (Olympics 1994), born in Sun Valley, Idaho

Famous Deaths

  • Elizabeth Bowen, Anglo-Irish novelist (The Death of the Heart, Cat Jumps), dies at 73
  • Jean-Jacques Bertrand, 21st Premier of Quebec (1968-70), dies at 56
  • Katina Paxinou, actress (For Whom the Bell Tolls, Zita), dies at 72
  • Winthrop Rockefeller, US governor (Arkansas), dies at 60