History Blog

February 22

Happy Birthday RIP George Washington(1732–1799) Dominick “Don” Pardo(1918–2014) Robert Young(1907–1998) Robert Jonathan Demme(1944–2017) ; Paul Dooley(Brown)–96 Julius Erving–74 Dame Julia Walters–74 Ellen Greene–73 Kyle MacLachlan–65 Rachel Dratch–58 Jeri Ryan(Zimmerman)–56 James Blount–50 Drew Barrymore–49 ; 1879 – In Utica, New York, Frank Woolworth opens the first of many of five and dime Woolworth stores ; 1935 – It became illegal for airplanes to fly over the White House