What Happened on February 22, 1996

Historical Events

  • "Bus Stop" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 29 performances
  • STS 75 (Columbia 19), launches into orbit

Famous Divorces

Divorce of Interest

Actress Halle Berry files for divorce from David Justice

Famous Deaths

  • Helmut Schoen, Germany football coach (manager of West Germany (1964-1978, 1974 World Cup), dies at 80
  • Niall MacDermott, lawyer/politician, dies at 79
1996 Highlights

About February 22, 1996

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: One Sweet Day - Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
  • UK #1 Song: Spaceman - Babylon Zoo