History Blog

February 22

Happy Birthday RIP George Washington(1732–1799) ; Dominick “Don” Pardo–95 Robert Jonathan Demme–69 Julius Erving–63 Julie Walters–63 Ellen Greene–62 Kyle MacLachlan–54 Jeri Ryan(Zimmerman)–45 James Blount–39 Drew Barrymore–38 ; 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.