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–92 Julius Erving–70 Dame Julia Walters–70 Ellen Greene–69 Kyle MacLachlan–61 Rachel Dratch–54 Jeri Ryan(Zimmerman)–52 James Blount–46 Drew Barrymore–45 ; 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