Wednesday, March 3, 2021 (Week 09)

February 22 in History

What happened on February 22 in history?

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on february 22 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on february 22 in history.

1984
Britain and the U.S. send warships to the Persian Gulf following an Iranian offensive against Iraq.
1967
Operation Junction City becomes the largest U.S. operation in Vietnam.
1963
Moscow warns the U.S. that an attack on Cuba would mean war.
1962
A Soviet bid for new Geneva arms talks is turned down by the U.S.
1954
U.S. is to install 60 Thor nuclear missiles in Britain.
1952
French forces evacuate Hoa Binh in Indochina.
1951
The Atomic Energy Commission discloses information about the first atom-powered airplane.
1942
President Franklin Roosevelt orders Gen. Douglas MacArthur to leave the Philippines.
1935
All plane flights over the White House are barred because they are disturbing President Roosevelt‘s sleep.
1932
Adolf Hitler is the Nazi Party candidate for the presidential elections in Germany.
1926
Pope Pius rejects Mussolini‘s offer of aid to the Vatican.
1924
Columbia University declares radio education a success.
1920
The American Relief Administration appeals to the public to pressure Congress to aid starving European cities.
1911
Canadian Parliament votes to preserve the union with the British Empire.
1909
The Great White Fleet returns to Norfolk, Virginia, from an around-the-world show of naval power.
1902
A fistfight breaks out in the Senate. Senator Benjamin Tillman suffers a bloody nose for accusing Senator John McLaurin of bias on the Philippine tariff issue.
1879
Frank Winfield Woolworth’s ‘nothing over five cents’ shop opens at Utica, New York. It is the first chain store.
1865
Federal troops capture Wilmington, N.C.
1864
Nathan Bedford Forrest‘s brother, Jeffrey, is killed at Okolona, Mississippi.
1862
Jefferson Davis is inaugurated president of the Confederacy in Richmond, Va. for the second time.
1825
Russia and Britain establish the Alaska/Canada boundary.
1819
Spain signs a treaty with the United States ceding eastern Florida.
1797
The last invasion of Britain takes place when some 1,400 Frenchmen land at Fishguard in Wales.
1613
Mikhail Romanov is elected czar of Russia.
1349
Jews are expelled from Zurich, Switzerland.