History Blog

February 22

Happy Birthday RIP George Washington(1732–1799) ; Dominick “Don” Pardo–96 Robert Jonathan Demme–70 Julius Erving–64 Julie Walters–64 Ellen Greene–63 Kyle MacLachlan–55 Jeri Ryan(Zimmerman)–46 James Blount–40 Drew Barrymore–39 ; 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.