What Happened on February 22, 1997

Historical Events

1st Cloned Mammal

Dolly the Sheep, world's first cloned mammal (from an adult cell) is announced by the Roslin Institute in Scotland

Famous Weddings

Jennifer Lopez

American singer-actress Jennifer Lopez (27) weds Ojani Noa on the grounds of a friend's Miami home; divorce in 1998

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Shanker, American labor leader (Amer Fed of Teachers), dies at 68
  • Austin Andrew Wright, British sculptor, dies at 85
  • Frank Launder, director/scriptwriter, dies at 91
  • Joseph Aiuppa, American gangster (b. 1907)
1997 Highlights

About February 22, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Wannabe - Spice Girls
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Speak - No Doubt