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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Viktor Yanukovych is ousted as President of Ukraine by the parliament following the Euromaidan revolution

President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych
President of Ukraine
Viktor Yanukovych

Famous Deaths

  • Leo Vroman, Dutch-American hematologist and poet, dies at 98