On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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


Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez (27) weds Ojani Noa on the grounds of a friend's Miami home

Singer and Actress Jennifer Lopez
Singer and Actress
Jennifer Lopez

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)