On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1979

Historical Events

  • Billy Martin named manager of Oakland A's
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo's Primate & Cat Building is dedicated
  • St Lucia gains independence from Britain

Famous Birthdays

  • Brett Emerton, Australian footballer, born in Bankstown, Australia
  • David Lopez, American actor (and God Created Women, Ghostwriter), born in Queens, New York
  • Lee Na-young, South Korean actress, born in Seoul, South Korea
1979 Highlights

About February 22, 1979

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Pisces