What Happened on February 22, 2014

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 45th NAACP Image Awards: "12 Years a Slave" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • Marit Bjørgen of Norway becomes the most successful female Winter Olympian with 10 medals
  • Matteo Renzi becomes Prime Minister of Italy
  • Protests in Kiev, Ukraine, occupy the office of President Yanukovich

Famous Deaths

  • Leo Vroman, Dutch-American hematologist & Poet, dies at 98