What Happened on February 22, 2017

Historical Events

  • Discovery of 7 Earth-sized planets orbiting star Trappist-1 announced in Journal "Nature" - raises possibility of alien life

Songwriters Hall of Fame

Jay-Z becomes 1st rapper to be inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame alongside Max Martin, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis

US History

US President Donald Trump overturns Obama directive on Transgender rights to use toilets

2017 History

Famous Deaths

  • Ed Garvey, American labor leader (NFL Players Association), dies at 76
  • Eni Faleomavaega, American-Samoan politician (3rd Lieutenant Governor of American Samoa), dies at 73
  • Fritz Koenig, German sculptor (Sphere at World Trade Center), dies at 92
  • John McCormack, Canadian ice hockey player, dies at 91

About February 22, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces

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